The committee won’t meet again until November, and only has until Dec. 31 to publish its findings on whether the voucher program is running as intended as it expands.
The committee was established in May, but vacant seats and rescheduled meetings have delayed its first hearing. It has until Dec. 31 to release a report on the state's voucher program.
A June report from The Century Foundation found that without additional money, about 70,000 child care programs would probably have to shut down after this month.
At current rates of growth, the program is expected to cost about $900 million—more than half of K-12 spending—but only serves 8% of all students in the state.
Nearly half of all borrowers say they aren't financially prepared to begin repaying their debt. Despite this, interest began accruing again on Sept. 1, and payments will be due again in October.
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Horne threatened to pull funding from schools offering dual language programs for English language learners.
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