In the wake of declining SAT scores, the public sense that there is a decline in the quality of education, and the general agreement that schools need to be improved, privatization of schools is under consideration by many districts. Privatization, the provision of public services by the private sector, is being debated by educators in communities across the country as a possible solution. Some school systems are now managed by private companies while others contract out certain educational services.
School choice—United States
Education—United States—Aims and objectives
CQ Researcher, March 25, 1994.
Editorials on File, Facts on File.
Facts on File
Mintz, Jerry, ed. Handbook of Alternative Education, 1994.
EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries
NewsBank and other newspaper indexes
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature
SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)