Different Rules for Public and Private Schools
- Constitutional storm warning. R.B. // Church & State;Feb99, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p8
Reports that legislators in Florida have been heavily lobbied to pass several types of voucher bill. Sprouting of voucher plans despite the strong support showed by voters on a constitutional amendment that calls for the state government to provide high quality system of free public schools in...
- Private school location and neighborhood characteristics. Barrow, Lisa // Economic Perspectives;2001 3rd Quarter, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p13
Examines the relationship between the location of private schools and the local public school and neighborhood characteristics. Public school test score performance; Average household income; Responsiveness of private schools to area characteristics in their location decisions; Changes in...
- Vouchers will not make a difference. Tatum, Elinor // New York Amsterdam News;08/31/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 35, p12
Editorial. Comments on the impact of educational vouchers in the public school system of New York, New York. Beneficiaries of vouchers; Vacancy rates of independent private schools and religious schools in the area; Importance of strengthening the public school system.
- Free Market Policies and Public Education. Metcalf, Kim K.; Tait, Polly A. // Phi Delta Kappan;Sep99, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p65
Presents an overview of the educational voucher system in the United States. How the program provides families with public funds to be used at the public or private school of their choice; How the program gives parents better control over the education that their child receives; Details of the...
- Urban League Report Assails Vouchers, ‘Basics’. Foster, Susan G. // Education Week;1/26/1982, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p6
The article focuses on a study concerning the public support of private schools through tax credits and vouchers in the U.S. According to the report, private schools are geared toward the academic tracks and fails to provide the range of educational choices available in public schools....
- Ohio Voucher Students Perform At Same Rate As Public School Peers. // Church & State;Feb2004, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p15
Reports that students taking part in Cleveland's private school voucher program are performing at the same rate as their counterparts in the public system. Indiana University's release of a study on the voucher program; Differences in test scores; Voucher recipients.
- Vouchers and test scores. Peterson, Paul E. // Policy Review;Jan/Feb99, Issue 93, p10
Evaluates a school-choice pilot program in New York City, New York funded by the School Choice Scholarships Foundation (SCSF). Objectives of SCSF; Performance of children in private schools and public schools in standard tests; Long-term rewards; Historical perspective.
- G.W., the Privatization of Education, and American Values. Milam, Michael C. // Humanist;May/Jun 2001, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p20
States that the plan of United States President George W. Bush to include educational vouchers to its educational reform policy would lead to the privatization of public schools. Use of the vouchers to force public high schools to improve their educational system; How the vouchers defy the...
- Education Vouchers, the Peer Group Problem, and the Question of Dropouts. Ferris, J. Stephen; West, Edwin G. // Southern Economic Journal;Apr2002, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p774
Discusses the argument that vouchers encourage private schools in the U.S. to take advantage of public schools. Examination of the peer group effect; Role of vouchers in allowing low-income students to escape the frustration of having to conform to the uniformity of the public school system;...