Policy Documents

Special-Needs Vouchers

Heartland Staff –
May 30, 2007

This collection of articles explores how special-needs vouchers are a better way of providing children with physical and mental disability the quality education they deserve. Inside this R&C, you will learn:

  • Special-needs voucher programs are constitutional in almost every state — and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees;
  • Voucher programs can save states money; and
  • More than 90 percent of parents are satisfied with their child’s special-needs voucher-enabled education, compared with 30 percent of parents whose children remain in traditional school settings.
  • More than 90 percent of parents are satisfied with their child’s special-needs voucher-enabled education, compared with 30 percent of parents whose children remain in traditional school settings.