School Choice

D.C. Gets High Marks for School Choice

Which is good, because the public schools are crap


The District's mix of schools — including traditional public, public charter and private — offers parents one of the widest varieties of educational choice in the country, according to rankings a Washington think tank plans to release Tuesday.

Only New Orleans and New York City were rated higher on the Brookings Institution's Education Choice and Competition Index, which graded more than 100 cities and large suburbs on the policies governing choice and availability of education options, including magnet schools, charters and virtual education.