ERIC Number: ED340128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Open Enrollment/Educational Choice: A National Review.
Sheane, Kim; Bierlein, Louann
Descriptive information on open enrollment/choice programs in a variety of states is provided in this report. Following an introduction, key program components are discussed, which include transportation, information, and funding issues; state guidelines for student acceptance; and athletic recruiting. Private school issues are examined in the third section, such as state oversight, legal issues, and the financial impact of including private school students. The final section describes diversification and other choice issues, such as magnet and charter schools and plans for high school/postsecondary enrollment options. Appendices contain a data matrix and program descriptions of 10 states with formally implemented open enrollment/choice provisions--Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin; descriptions of informally implemented programs in Arizona, Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oregon, and Vermont; a legal briefing on constitutional issues regarding sectarian schools; and a description of Minnesota's 1991 Outcomes Based "Charter" Schools program. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Morrison Inst. for Public Policy.
Note: A chart summarizing appendix A may not reproduce well in paper copy.