A Snapshot of Choice
The following chart shows enrollment information for selected public school districts and the United States as a whole, including the number of students attending regular public schools, the number attending charter schools, the number receiving privately financed, voucher-style scholarships to attend private schools, and the number using publicly financed vouchers to attend private schools.
|Kansas City, Mo.||Milwaukee||District of Columbia||United States|
|Regular public schools||20,975||30,200||103,400||68,000||46.5 million|
NOTE: Enrollment figures are for 2001-02; the U.S. figure for enrollment in regular public schools is based on projected numbers. The number of private scholarships is based on those awarded by the largest providers of privately funded, voucher-style scholarships in the city and/or the nation.
SOURCE: Education Week reporting.
Vol. 21, Issue 14, Page 20Published in Print: December 5, 2001, as A Snapshot of Choice