School Choice Movement Law and Legal Definition

School choice movement comprises of a wide array of programs aiming to give families an opportunity to choose the school their children should attend. School choice does not give preference to one form of schooling or another. School choice program offers open enrollment laws allowing students to attend other public school, private school or charter schools. The program provides tax credit and deductions for expenses related to schooling, vouchers, and home schooling. The program gives parents the choice between tuition-free public schools and private schools that charge tuition. School choice movement has sought to increase parental involvement in education and to improve schools by forcing them to compete for students and resources. Nowadays, more states offer real choices to parents in how their children are to be educated. Parents benefit by taking advantage of the choices provided.