Since the inception of the Invest in Kids program in 2017, more than $308 million in private donations have been made to a tax credit scholarship fund that has provided more than 38,000 scholarships to help low-income K-12 students in struggling schools optimize their chances for academic success by attending a school of choice. 

Without a legislative intervention during Veto Session, Invest in Kids expires on Jan. 1, 2024, potentially forcing students to have to leave their current schools.

The Senate Republicans have set the removal of the sunset date as a top priority for the fall Veto Session, and believe that any family with a child who is struggling at their current school should be able to apply for a tuition scholarship, so they have an ability to place their child in a school environment they believe is better suited for them. 

Those who agree that the Invest in Kids tax credit scholarship program needs to be made permanent are encouraged to add their name to a Senate Republican petition located at  

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