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Publication Date: July 2010

Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)

Author(s): John Merrifield

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Topic: Education (Education financing, facilities, and equipment)

Keywords: education; vouchers

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

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.