Thursday, September 27, 2007

School Choice Myths

Myth #1
Giving parents choices over their children’s education drains money from public schools.

Myth #2
Parental choice harms public schools and society.

Myth #3
Parental choice does not benefit students.

Myth #4
Schools that parents would choose for their children are not accountable.

Myth #5
Parental choice encourages fraudulent schools.

Myth #6
Private schools limit enrollment, so they do the choosing instead of parents.

Myth #7
Private schools discriminate.

Myth #8
Parental choice results in segregation.

Want more details?
Read the the whole enchilada here.

Not as Good as You Think: Why the Middle Class Needs School Choice
Lance T. Izumi, Vicki E. Murray, and Rachel S. Chaney
with Ruben Peterson and Rosemarie Fusano

Hat tip: D-Ed Reckoning; Kitchen Table Math

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