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Document Number: 8080

Food for Thought: Building a High-Quality School Choice Market - The argument for school choice hinges on both having high-quality options and building demand for academic quality. In order to pressure all public schools to improve and to raise student achievement overall, school choice reforms need to not just increase the supply of any schools. They need to increase the supply of good schools, and parents who know how to find them. As the district and community leaders approach the prospect of an expanded marketplace of schools they would be well-served by examining the experiences of industries already operating in inner-city communities. (Erin Dillon, Education Sector, May 2009)...


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