Nonfiction Books Charter Schools and School Vouchers (19)

Charter Schools and School Vouchers (19)

Charter Schools and School Vouchers (19)
Item No. GH00367
ISBN-13 978-1-5345-0355-7
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies Social Issues Opposing Viewpoints Charter Schools School Vouchers
# of Pages 120
Size 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
Author Schauer, Pete
Reading Interest 7,8,9,10,11,12
Series Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
Publisher Greenhaven Publishing
Date Published 2019
Dewey Decimal 379.1/11--dc23
Guided Reading Level Z
 
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In an attempt to correct the perceived failures of public schools came the notion of "school choice." One solution is charter schools: independent, privately run but publicly funded schools that now enroll more than three million students across forty-three states. Another is vouchers, which allow parents to use state dollars at their school of choice. But evidence of vouchers' success is scant, and many argue that they violate the First Amendment. What happens to public school systems when tax dollars go instead to alternative choices? The viewpoints in this anthology examine the debates surrounding education for our future generations.