A state lawmaker in Ohio wants to provide a tax break
to property owners who home-school their children.
The proposal comes from
state Sen. Kris Jordan of Ostrander in central Ohio.
His bill would reduce
property taxes for parents who home-school their children by an amount equal to
what they pay for school levies in their local districts.
According to the
Associated Press, Jordan says the legislation
will help those who sacrifice to home-school a child.
One leading school group
argues that the measure could lead to more tax breaks at the expense of public
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