Education Vouchers Benefit Edgewood Students
Publication Date: March 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): John Merrifield
Keywords: vouchers; education
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. Some programs are federally funded (like the D.C. Opportunities Scholarship Program), funded by local government (such as the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program) or privately funded.