Study: Funding, class sizes not predictor of schools families choose
By Jack Spencer | Michigan Capitol Confidential
When given the opportunity, Michigan families choose schools where teachers were paid a little more but per-pupil spending was lower, according to a new Schools of Choice study.
On average, students tended to use Michigan’s Schools of Choice program to attend districts that had slightly higher student-to-teacher ratios, spent less per pupil and paid teachers more, according to the study done by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. During the 2011-12 school year, students used schools of choice to attend districts that paid teachers about $1,000 more in salary.
at Michigan Capitol Confidential.
The post Study: Funding, class sizes not predictor of schools families choose appeared first on Watchdog.org.