That was one among a myriad of findings from an analysis by the Urban Institute of student travel patterns across cities that offer a lot of school choice.
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March 21, 2018
January 30, 2018
Soaring real estate prices, teacher shortages, and bruising political battles are likely contributing to the slow down in charter school growth in the San Francisco Bay Area, which researchers say is a microcosm of what's taking place across the country.
November 28, 2017
Many low-income families are at a disadvantage when it comes to navigating lots of public schooling options. And competition between traditional schools and charter schools can get in the way of developing policies that will help.
November 17, 2017
Several new studies on large-scale voucher programs has complicated debates recently over private school choice—policies which allow families to use public money or aid to attend private schools, including religious ones.
October 04, 2017
A new study from Stanford University compares charter management organizations, independent charter schools, and traditional district schools.
October 02, 2017
A number of factors could be at play, from the growth of charter schools and private school vouchers, to economic pressures that made it impossible for families to keep one parent at home educating their children.
September 27, 2017
An Urban Institute study has found that students attending private school with the help of a state-sponsored program in Florida enrolled in college at higher rates than their public school peers, but participation in the program did not boost rates of degree attainment.
September 26, 2017
Despite increased attention brought on by the Trump Administration, a new poll finds many Indiana families are unaware of the state's voucher programs.
September 14, 2017
The foundation will be distributing the money via grants to people launching new schools aimed at recruiting and serving students from a wider mix of socioeconomic backgrounds.
August 15, 2017
Pollsters hypothesize that the causes may include changing dynamics within the Democratic Party, as well as high-profile debates over charter school expansion.