Amendment sought to create a five-year pilot program to provide opportunity scholarships to dependent children with special education needs. Opportunity scholarships would have been set at $7,500 a year and would have been available to approximately 250 children under the pilot program for the purpose of attending a private, public or charter school of choice. The Department of Defense would have administered the program, in coordination with the Secretary of Education.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 12 printed in House Report 112-88 to create a five-year pilot program to provide opportunity scholarships to dependent children with special education needs. Opportunity scholarships are set at $7,500 a year and would be available to approximately 250 children under the pilot program for the purpose of attending a private, public or charter school of choice. The Department of Defense would administer the program, in coordination with the Secretary of Education.

House Amendment Code:

(A005)

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