ERIC Number: ED499814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr-19
Reference Count: 0
How School Choice Programs Can Save Money. WebMemo #727
Johnson, Kirk A.
Educational choice can improve educational achievement and states' bottom lines. Not only do choice programs help students from lower-income families attend schools that they otherwise might not be able to attend, but they can also save money in the process. A record number of state legislatures have considered school choice legislation this year, indicating that such plans are gaining in popularity. (Contains 9 endnotes and 1 table.)
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Low Income Groups, Access to Education, State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Legislators, Academic Achievement, Scholarships, Expenditure per Student
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