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The Case for Special Education Vouchers
Winter 2010| Education Next
In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced (under pressure from the state legislature) changes that will make it easier for special-needs students to attend private school at public expense when their parents believe that public schools are not meeting their needs.
In an article for Education Next, Stuart Buck and Jay Greene argue in favor of special ed vouchers that would give all parents of special needs students the ability to enroll their children in private schools without having to convince public school officials of the need for a private placement.