School voucher program starts

School voucher program starts

POSTED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 6:15pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 6:19pm

Parents can start applying for vouchers to move their children out of underperforming schools.

The deadline to apply is june 29th.

Parents with children in a school graded "C", "D", or "F" will have the option of moving to a school that got a grade of "A" or "B”.

According to the Department of Education, there are about 950 schools that got the less than desirable grades; that impacts about 450,000 students.

For a link to the application to participate in the voucher program and to find a list of all participating schools, click here.

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