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Document Number: 11237

Expanding the Education Universe: A Fifty-State Strategy for Course Choice - Choice has become more than changing schools. When that isnít an option or when a childís present school is fine except for a few drawbacks, choice may now mean a choice of classes taught by the best teachers either online or from unconventional providers. Louisiana as well as Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin have moved in that direction, says this course-choice guide. See this report for ideas related to funding levels, what courses should be offered, which students are eligible and accountability for providers and students.(Michael Brickman, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, May 2014)...

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