The Political Economy of School Choice : Support for Charter Schools across States and School Districts

@inproceedings{Stoddard2006ThePE,
  title={The Political Economy of School Choice : Support for Charter Schools across States and School Districts},
  author={Christiana Stoddard and Sean P. Corcoran},
  year={2006}
}
Public charter schools are one of the fastest growing education reforms in the US, currently serving more than a million students. Though the movement for greater school choice is widespread, its implementation has been uneven. State laws differ greatly in the degree of latitude granted charter schools, and—holding constant state support—states and localities vary widely in the availability of and enrollment in these schools. In this paper, we use a panel of demographic, financial, and school… CONTINUE READING