Home > DocuBase > Article

« All DocuBase Articles

 

Follow DocuTicker on Twitter Bookmark and Share   Feed

Friday, 12th July 2013

Open Enrollment is on the Menu—But Can You Order It?

Source: Education Commission of the States

Introduction - What is school choice?:

States and school districts increasingly have provided a varied menu of education options to address concerns about achievement, equity, quality, or simply the “fit” of a child’s interests or needs. School choice options include magnet schools, tuition vouchers, charter schools, homeschooling, alternative programs, and open enrollment, among others. The goal of each of these school choice options is to provide parents and students—even communities—with additional public education choices to meet their needs and increase the quality of all schools involved.

This paper concentrates on one aspect of school choice—open enrollment—which provides students with a choice among district schools—not charters or private institutions. Open enrollment can offer students a choice of schools within district boundaries (intradistrict choice) or can be expanded to schools outside the boundaries of the district (interdistrict). State policy determines whether schools and districts may choose to participate or whether they are required to do so.

+ Direct link to document (PDF; 872 KB)


Category:

Source:

Views: 1405


Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

More articles by Adrian Janes »



Please note: DocuTicker's editors collect citations for full-text PDF reports freely available on the web but we do not archive these reports. When you click a link to find and/or download the report, you are leaving the DocuTicker site. DocuTicker makes no representations regarding the ongoing availability of any report or any external resource. Links were accurate as of the date of posting.

« All DocuBase Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"FreePint is the only industry publication for information professionals and it covers most of the things that an information professional ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »







 

 
 
 

Subscribe

Receive the DocuTicker Newsletter each week.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Sources

All DocuBase Sources »

Source Categories

All Source Categories »

Archive

All Archives »