"This shows the enormous demand for school choice. The competition really injects a level of accountability into the system."
--Jamie Gass, director of the Center for School Reform at the Pioneer Institute
Under a Massachusetts law enacted in 1991, students can attend public schools in any district that accepts outside students and has seats available. Host districts are often enticed by the $5,000-per-student subsidy they typically receive from the students’ home districts.
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