The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program is overseen by the state Department of Education (DOE), which issues quarterly and annual reports on enrollment and periodic reports on performance.
Financial Impact Reports
The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship for low-income students, now in the 18th year of operation, has demonstrated consistent growth and progress. The program attracts among the poorest and lowest performing students from district public schools, and yet those same students now keep pace with students of all income levels on standardized tests. We know parents rate the scholarship program with extraordinary satisfaction and it saves the state millions of dollars each year that can be put toward other educational programs.
A recurring question about the scholarship is whether it has a positive or negative financial impact on the rest of the public education system. The following reports attempt to answer that question.