school choice


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school choice

n.
A public school program that allows students to choose to attend any of various participating private and public schools, usually based on a system of vouchers or scholarships.
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That's what National School Choice Week is all about: celebrating policies that put parents where they belong -- in the driver's seat.
This week, the Administration celebrated National School Choice Week (https://schoolchoiceweek.com/) (NSCW).
School choice is front and center in the national debate on K-12 education in the United States.
Earlier this week, columnist Bill Crawford penned a piece arguing that school choice proposals authored in recent legislative sessions are not conservative because they represent a "new entitlement." Instead, Crawford favors publicly funded Pre-K as the best fix for Mississippi's education woes.
The past 20 years has seen explosive growth in school choice programs, and these programs have largely been evaluated based on their impacts on student test scores.
Sponsored by Homeschool Now USA, National School Choice Week has grown from 150 events in 2011 to over 21,000 in 2017, according to Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week.
There is a large body of research showing many positive benefits of school choice. However, many questions remain on how school choice works.
This phenomenon has deep implications in parents' school choice for their children, more specifically in a society where they have free choice to select school of their choice.
POLICIES THAT EXPAND SCHOOL CHOICE aim to empower parents by giving them the opportunity to choose the school that best fits their child.
In May, Los Angeles voters put school choice supporters in charge of the Los Angeles Unified School District board, a show of support for parents' right to decide where to send their kids for an education.
In a speech at an Indianapolis summit hosted by the American Federation for Children Education, Monday, Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke regarding the policy of "School Choice" advocated by President Donald Trump's administration.