Legislation Map

Are public schools becoming privatized where you live? Find out with the Public School Shakedown interactive map, which gives up-to-date information on the status of private school choice for every state.

Hover over a state to get basic information on a state's private school choice status. Click on a state for a more in-depth description of what's happening in the state.

Currently, the map gives information on private school choice legislation. That means:
· School voucher programs
· Special needs voucher programs
· Tax credit scholarships ("neovoucher" programs)
· Tax credits and tax deductions for private-school parents
· Educational Savings Accounts

Has the fight for public schools come to your state? Help us keep tabs on what's happening with private school choice across the country. If you have information on current developments regarding school vouchers, tax credit scholarships, or other forms of private school choice in your state, send us a message.

Red states are states with lots of school privatization activity and blue states are states with not a lot of privatization activity.

Arizona Alabama Wyoming Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Montana Oregon California Nebraska Washington Kentucky Iowa Oklahoma Idaho Nevada Utah Colorado North Dakota South Dakota Kansas Texas Louisiana Arkansas Wisconsin Illinois Tennessee Florida Georgia South Carolina North Carolina
Click on a state for a more in-depth description of what's happening in the state.
Alabama   AL Montana   MT
Alaska   AK Nebraska NE
Arizona AZ Nevada   NV
Arkansas   AR New Hampshire NH
California CA New Jersey   NJ
Colorado   CO New Mexico NM
Connecticut CT New York   NY
Delaware   DE North Carolina NC
Florida FL North Dakota   ND
Georgia   GA Ohio OH
Hawaii HI Oklahoma   OK
Idaho   ID Oregon OR
Illinois IL Pennsylvania   PA
Indiana   IN Rhode Island RI
Iowa IA South Carolina   SC
Kansas   KS South Dakota SD
Kentucky KY Tennessee   TN
Louisiana   LA Texas TX
Maine ME Utah   UT
Maryland   MD Vermont VT
Massachusetts MA Virginia   VA
Michigan   MI Washington WA
Minnesota MN West Virginia   WV
Mississippi   MS Wisconsin WI
Missouri MO Wyoming   WY