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50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: EJ592907
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Free Market Policies and Public Education: What Is the Cost of Choice?
Metcalf, Kim K.; Tait, Polly A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n1 p65-68,70-75 Sep 1999
Research on choice (particularly publicly funded voucher programs) reveals that voucher parents with youngsters in private schools are pleased with the opportunity; voucher programs can be structured to provide additional choice for at-risk students; few eligible families apply for tuition vouchers; and academic achievement results remain inconclusive. Contains 26 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Milwaukee Parental Choice Program WI; Wisconsin (Milwaukee)