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Public Support for Jewish Day Schools: The Arizona Tax Credit

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Publication Date: January 2001

Publisher(s): Jewish Education Service of North America

Author(s): Fred Zeidman; Randy Warner

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Education (Education financing, facilities, and equipment)

Keywords: Government Agencies; Jewish Organizations; Day schools; Church and State

Type: Report

Coverage: Arizona


The author describes the experience of the Arizona Jewish community with a controversial state program that supported private education (including, in this case, Jewish day school education) with tax credits for private contributions to nonprofit organizations that gave students scholarships. The author outlines the program's implementation, and the challenges the program faced.

In Agenda: Jewish Education, ed. By Arthur Vernon, no. 14, Summer 2001, p. 17-20.