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Whereas educators, mom and dad, and policy-makers are nonetheless debating the professionals and cons of faculty selection, it really is now attainable to benefit from selection experiments in public, inner most, and constitution colleges around the nation. This e-book either examines the facts from those early tuition selection courses and appears on the greater implications of selection and pageant in schooling.

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School Mobility Rates of Scholarship Students, Grades K3 377 14-11. Matriculation Plans of Scholarship Students, Grades K3 378 14-12. Explanations of Retention of Scholarship Recipients, Grades K3 379 14-13. Test Score Changes 381 14-14. Missing Case Analysis 383 14-15. Effect of Scholarship Program on Third-Grade Test Scores: A Reanalysis of Data from the Indiana University Evaluation 386 Figures 6-1. Percentage of K-12 Students Enrolled in Private Schools, 196090 138 7-1. Effect of Choice on Racial Composition of Senders: Change in Percentage of White, Black, and Hispanic Students 167 7-2.

With charter schools, the devil is in the details. Alone among the states, Arizona's charter law allows almost any group to charter a school and places no limits on the number of charter schools. Other states, such as Michigan and Massachusetts, do not pose many obstacles to the chartering of a school but limit the number that can be created. Still other states almost eviscerate the concept by giving the authority to charter schools to local school boards. In many of these cases, Bryan Hassel's essay tells us, the only charter schools that are acceptable are those catering to high-risk students whom public schools are happy to hand over.

Average ISTEP Total Reading Scores, 199093 330 12-12. Average ISTEP Total Math Scores, 199093 331 12-13. Average ISTEP Total Language Scores, 199093 332 Page 2 PART ONE INTRODUCTION Page 3 One School Choice: A Report Card Paul E. Peterson THE PROBLEMS in American education are endemic. For example, compare math and science performance by students in the United States with that in other countries. S. students in fourth, eighth, and twelfth grades with that of students abroad. Math tests are thought to be especially good indicators of school effectiveness, because math, unlike reading and language skills, is learned mainly in school.

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