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Wolf, Patrick J.; McShane, Michael – Education Finance and Policy, 2013
School voucher programs have become a prominent aspect of the education policy landscape in the United States. The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program is the only federally funded voucher program in the United States. Since 2004 it has offered publicly funded private school vouchers to nearly four thousand students to attend any of seventy-three…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Vouchers, Federal Aid, Private Schools
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Trivitt, Julie R.; Wolf, Patrick J. – Education Finance and Policy, 2011
How useful are "corporate brands" in markets? In theory, brands convey reliable information, providing consumers with shortcuts to time-consuming provider searches. We examine the usefulness of a corporate brand when parental school choice is expanded through K-12 tuition scholarships. Specifically, we evaluate whether Catholic schools…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Catholic Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice