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Washington, D.C. has 1 educational choice program.

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    District of Columbia – Opportunity Scholarship Program


    This school voucher program is Washington D.C.’s only school choice program. It was enacted and launched in 2004, and it continues to serve students from low-income households. Learn more about the program’s details on this page, including eligibility, funding, regulations, legal history, and more.
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Friday Freakout: Does School Choice Increase Inequality?

When Nevada enacted the nation’s first nearly universal education savings accounts (ESAs), education reformers celebrated. ESAs empower families to tailor their children’s education to meet their individual learning needs and have the potential to unleash a wave of innovation. Others, however, have been less enthusiastic. Perhaps the most common concern is the one raised recently […]

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The School Voucher Audit

Read this report for a program-by-program breakdown of school voucher costs and savings.

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How Do School Vouchers Work?

Watch this video for a quick and easy explanation of how school vouchers work for families. Where does the funding come from to pay for school voucher programs? Which happens first: receiving a school voucher or getting accepted to a qualified school? In just one minute, learn the school voucher basics.

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