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Document Number: 4366

Special Analysis 2002 Private Schools: A Brief Portrait - This section from The Condition of Education 2002, highlights some of the elements of diversity among private schools and notes the differences between the public and private sectors overall. This report examines choice, for example, as one defining characteristic of private schools, but also how public school systems are expanding school choice options through magnet and charter schools, open enrollment and similar offerings, and through publicly funded vouchers. (Martha Naomi Alt and Katharin Peter, The Condition of Education, U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2002)...

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