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Public and private schools: How do they differ? Findings from The Condition of Education 1997 (NCES 97-983)

Citation

Choy, S. (1997). Public and private schools: How do they differ? Findings from The Condition of Education 1997 (NCES 97-983). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.

Abstract

This essay is taken from The Condition of Education, 1997. It examines two fundamental differences between public and private schools: their sources of support and the role of choice in determining where students go to school. It also describes differences in academic programs and support services.