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EdChoice, 2018
This annual publication of "The ABCs of School Choice" is a comprehensive, data-rich guide to every private school choice program in America. This publication outlines how each program works, whom it serves, and offers feedback on how it could be changed to help even more families in a particular state. Programs are grouped…
Descriptors: School Choice, Private Schools, Geographic Location, Tax Credits
Catt, Andrew D.; Rhinesmith, Evan – EdChoice, 2017
In this report, the authors examine the responses of Indiana school parents from all sectors to a survey--developed by EdChoice and conducted by Hanover Research--that aims to measure what motivates them to choose schools, their children's schooling experiences, their awareness of school choice options, their satisfaction levels, and the goals…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, School Choice, Decision Making, Parent Surveys
Scafidi, Benjamin – EdChoice, 2017
In reports released in 2012 (see ED536674) and 2013 (see ED543118), the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice--now EdChoice--showed that American public schools had been on a six-decade staffing surge. That is, between 1950 and 2009, public schools added school personnel at a rate that far exceeded the increases needed to keep up with student…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Salaries, Reports, Trend Analysis
Danielsen, Bartley R.; Harrison, David M.; Zhao, Jing – EdChoice, 2017
Urban economic development resources are often focused on bringing jobs and affordable housing to downtown areas. In contrast, there has been very little consideration given to how public charter schools and other school choice programs might act as economic development catalysts. This study examines relocation decisions made by families whose…
Descriptors: School Choice, Urban Renewal, Urban Schools, Case Studies
Catt, Andrew D. – EdChoice, 2016
This report synthesizes information about Arkansas's private schools from two separate surveys conducted by the Friedman Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE). If the Friedman Foundation survey data are representative of the state's private schools, then Arkansas's private schools have enough empty seats to increase current…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Surveys, Enrollment Trends, School Choice
Lueken, Martin F. – EdChoice, 2016
This report follows up on previous work that examined the fiscal effects of private school voucher programs. It estimates the total fiscal effects of tax-credit scholarship programs--another type of private school choice program--on state governments, state and local taxpayers, and school districts combined. Based on a range of assumptions, these…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Tax Credits, Educational Vouchers, Private Schools