School Choice

Design Matters: The Future of School Choice

Policymakers should learn from other states’ experience when designing their own scholarship tax credit laws.

Chester E. Finn, Jr. Honored with Award from National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

One of the intellectual godfathers of the charter movement is inducted into the Charter School Hall of Fame.

The Three-Sector Approach and Decision-Defending

Why is it so hard to get education reformers to support initiatives that make high-quality private schools accessible to low-income families?

Breaking Down “Public Rules on Private Schools”

While many believe private schools to be “unregulated,” they already follow many regulations, regardless of their participation in a school choice program.

NACSA’s Sixth Annual Survey and the Future of Authorizing

If charter schooling is to live up to its promise, charter school authorizing must get more attention.

The ‘Public’ in the Urban Public Education System of the Future

When schools are not run by locally elected school boards, can there still be local control?

Individual District Schools Don’t Serve All Students, Either

It’s a myth that district schools “serve all comers.” They simply don’t. Nor should they. Every child deserves to have his or her needs met, but not necessarily under the same roof.

What Constitutes Success For Course Choice?

"Course choice' policies give K–12 students the option of taking courses from a range of providers, often but not always online, and public dollars follow students to the chosen course.

The Two Tracks of School Reform

Standards-based reform and school choice are interdependent, maybe even codependent.

Cutting the Tie Between Education and Housing

Middle income families wanting good schools often purchase homes in good school districts that are just barely within their financial means, causing them to live hand-to-mouth.

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