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ERIC Number: ED523233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug-17
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
School Choice in America 2011: Educational Opportunity Reaches New Heights. Backgrounder. No. 2597
Burke, Lindsey M.; Sheffield, Rachel
Heritage Foundation
2011 has been a milestone year for school choice, setting the bar high for state legislatures across the country to increase families' educational options. What began with a crucial re-authorization of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program continued with 12 states creating or expanding school choice options. The movement toward educational freedom in 2011 was unprecedented; state after state moved away from the government's public education monopoly and toward policies that put power in the hands of parents, and educational opportunity in the grasp of children. (143 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Heritage Foundation