Tag: Arizona and open enrollment

Public schools take everyone – except when they don’t

Arizona started down the choice road back in 1994 when a bipartisan group of legislators passed both a robust charter school law and an open enrollment law forbidding districts from charging tuition and requiring them to have an open enrollment policy. Subsequently, Arizona lawmakers were the first in the nation[Read More…]

Suburban property values can surge along with student opportunity

I’ve heard that advocates of open enrollment reform are encountering opponents who claim that if you allow open enrollment, then suburban property values will go down. Scottsdale, Arizona, is one of the most active suburban choice areas in the country and a hotbed for open enrollment. In examining the record[Read More…]