Major advocacy, research and legislation on allowing parents to choose schools instead of buying public education solely from the government.
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4Choice - School Choice without Vouchers
Presentation of a model legislation that lets parents choose the school.
Alliance for the Separation of School and State
Argues against the interference by government in education.
Black Alliance for Education Options
Supports empowering low income black families with school choice.
Center for Education Reform
Advocacy, statistics, resources and guidance on education reform issues and action at the school, district, state and national levels, from School Choice, charter schools, and educational entrepreneurialism to high academic standards, teacher professionalism and local control.
Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC)
Provides technical assistance, training, and resources to charter school developers, operators, charter-granting agencies, and policy makers in California, nationally, and internationally.
Charter Schools Kiwi-style
A former member of New Zealand's Parliament describes the reforms in his country.
Cost of Education
Cato Institute study: What Would a Voucher Buy. Documents the cost of public and private education.
Educational Policy Institute
Documented inside information on PTA and teacher unions. Education research and policy analysis from a public choice and pro-market perspective, plus expert revelations on teacher unions, collective bargaining in education, PTA issues, and education reform matters.
Excellent Education for Everyone
Collection of articles in favour of school choice by the coalition of New Jersey citizens.
The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
A foundation established by Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman. Advocates restructuring the education system to ensure educational service competition and free choice.
Michigan Union Accountability Act:
Mackinac Center for Public Policy takes aim at teacher unions as the main barrier to School Choice. See study, proposed legislation, and other policy research.
Resources for Teachers Needing Help
The American Society for Ethics in Education offers resources for teachers.
Rethinking Schools -- Special Section on Vouchers
Large collection of articles and opinion pieces expressing or supporting the view that voucher programs are an assault on public education, are less effective than claimed, and will undermine the separation of church and state.
Scholastic Achievement and Demographic Characteristics of Home School Students
A large study comparing home school students and their counterparts.
School Choice Programs: What's Happening in the States
This conservative research facility publishes details and statistics on each state's School Choice efforts, and maintains links to many other Choice sites.
School Choice Research - Harvard University Index
Program on Education Policy and Governance presents research papers and executive summaries on the results of innovative US policies.
School Choice Research - Manhattan Institute Index
Comprehensive summary of education reform policy studies published by their Center for Civic Innovation.
School Choice Wisconsin
Provides information on the impact of school choice on families, communities, and schools.
School Choice: Good for Teachers
A teacher explores reasons why Choice will increase demand and salaries for good teachers.
School Vouchers: The Wrong Choice for Public Education
Anti-Defamation League says vouchers pose a threat to their values. These programs subvert the constitutional principle of separation of church and state and threaten to undermine the current system of public education.
Universal Tuition Tax Credit
Mackinac Center for Public Policy - "Proposal to Advance Parental Choice in Education". Also available as a 76 page download.
Virtual Charters: Public Schooling at Home
K12, a Virtual charter school led by former education secretary, Bill Bennett, provides free curriculum, computers and connections for homeschoolers.
WorldNetDaily: Vouching for Liberty by Alan Keyes
Article by the conservative commentator proposing public school choice in the United States without vouchers.
FOXNews - Are Parents Boycotting Public Schools?
The article describes the movement of taking kids out of public schools. (May 07, 2002)
Faith In Public Schools Fades
African-American parents with children in Georgia public schools are more likely than white parents to think private companies should run those facilities. (October 02, 1999)
Why School Vouchers Can Help Inner-City Children
The Manhattan Institute feature article by The Honorable Kurt L. Schmoke, Mayor of Baltimore "The City That Reads." (August 01, 1999)
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