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Document Number: 4032

School Vouchers: Characteristics of Privately Funded Programs - While private schools have offered various forms of financial assistance in the past, privately funded voucher programs are different because recipients are selected solely on the basis of family income level and decide which schools their children should attend. This report from the General Accounting Office addresses the growing role of privately funded voucher programs in U.S. education by focusing on the characteristics of these programs and investigating what is known about the performance of students in them. (General Accounting Office, September 2002)...

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