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ERIC Number: ED500489
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Exploring Quality Choices: Vouchers. Closing the Achievement Gap Series
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
The "Closing the Achievement Gap" series explores the Casey Foundation's education investments and presents stories, results, and lessons learned. This publication presents an in-depth look at the Foundation's investment in the District of Columbia voucher effort, summarizing results and lessons learned to-date. The document also includes Casey contributions to vouchers in Florida and Milwaukee. Foundations contributions include: (1) Adding depth to the evaluation of the DC program and enabling immediate and ongoing feedback from parents and schools; (2) Partial funding of ongoing support to participating families; (3) Funding documentation of lessons learned, helping the program demonstrate accountability and share information; and (4) Lending credibility to a controversial program that may provide quality education choices to low-income families. [For the entire "Closing the Achievement Gap" series, see ED500487 through ED500493.]
Annie E. Casey Foundation. 701 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-547-6600; Fax: 410-547-6624; Web site: http://www.aecf.org/publications/index.php
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.