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School choice and Florida’s McKay scholarship program for students with disabilities: an analysis of parental satisfaction

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2015
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The purpose of this dissertation was to add to the literature on the school choice debate and educational voucher programs through an analysis of Florida’s John M. McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. This dissertation looked at the major aspects of school choice theory, parental satisfaction, and reasoning for choice. A theoretical framework for analyzing school choice programs was put forth in this dissertation through an analysis of the over-arching dynamical elements that have shaped the administrative and political arguments for and against these programs. A comprehensive review of the literature on school choice comprised a substantial part of this study due to the need for citizens to better comprehend the origins and evolution of school choice planning and programming.
Title: School choice and Florida’s McKay scholarship program for students with disabilities: an analysis of parental satisfaction.
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Name(s): Black, David B., author
Sapat, Alka K., Thesis advisor
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
College of Design and Social Inquiry
School of Public Administration
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Created: 2015
Date Issued: 2015
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 253 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: The purpose of this dissertation was to add to the literature on the school choice debate and educational voucher programs through an analysis of Florida’s John M. McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. This dissertation looked at the major aspects of school choice theory, parental satisfaction, and reasoning for choice. A theoretical framework for analyzing school choice programs was put forth in this dissertation through an analysis of the over-arching dynamical elements that have shaped the administrative and political arguments for and against these programs. A comprehensive review of the literature on school choice comprised a substantial part of this study due to the need for citizens to better comprehend the origins and evolution of school choice planning and programming.
Identifier: FA00004428 (IID)
Degree granted: Dissertation (Ph.D.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2015
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Includes bibliography.
Subject(s): Educational equalization -- Florida
Educational vouchers -- Florida
John M. McKay Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities
Parents of students with disabilities
School choice -- Florida
Special education -- Parent participation -- Florida
Students with disabilities -- Education -- Florida
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