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The proposal unanimously passed Tuesday has generated support from both the state Department of Public Instruction and groups that advocate for the voucher program.
The Republican-sponsored bill would require voucher schools to maintain accreditation from legitimate agencies. Previous state law only required the schools to get accreditation, but not to keep it.
That provision allowed many ineffective or unstable schools to keep getting taxpayer dollars.
The new requirements would begin with the 2015 school year.
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