Education Vouchers Benefit Edgewood Economy
Publication Date: July 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): John Merrifield
Keywords: education; vouchers
Coverage: United States
Tuition voucher programs attempt to improve academic performance through school choice. Vouchers pay a set amount to schools chosen by the students' families. Programs can be federally funded (like the D.C. Opportunities Scholarship Program), funded by local government (such as the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program) or privately funded.