Tag Archives: school choice

How Latino Parents Engage with School Choice — Research by Madeline Mavrogordato

School choice in the form of charter schools, or public school academies as they are commonly called in Michigan, is rapidly expanding. Simultaneously, so is the population of Latino students. However, Latino parents experience many linguistic, cultural, and economic barriers to accessing this quickly growing segment of the educational marketplace. Research by Michigan State University… Read More »

Accountability Policy Yields Substantial Academic Gains for School Choice Students — Research by Joshua Cowen

Accountability and school choice are hot-button topics in educational policy. These topics are examined together by Michigan State University Associate Professor Joshua M. Cowen and colleagues in their 2014 article in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. The researchers evaluated the impact of a high-stakes testing and reporting policy on students in the nation’s oldest school voucher… Read More »