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The Institute for Quality Education
is a locally based non-profit organization focused on improving the quality of education for all Indiana students.

Participation Rules

The Rules for Administration

What are the basic conditions/requirements if my school is considering participation in the voucher program?

To be approved as an "eligible school," the school must meet seven basic conditions:

  • Be located in Indiana
  • Require an eligible student to pay tuition or transfer tuition to attend
  • Voluntarily agree to enroll the eligible student
  • Be accredited by either the State Board or a national or regional accreditation agency that is recognized by the State Board
  • Administer the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) program (for a high school, administer End-of-Course Assessments) to all students at the testing grade levels
  • Not be a charter school or the school corporation in which an eligible individual has legal settlement under IC 20-26-11
  • Submit to the department data required for A-F grading

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