There’s a lot of discussion these days about expanding school choice in Alabama.
We’ve now added charter schools to the menu, and it looks like more scholarships will be on the way for children in families whose earnings are 185% or less of the federal poverty level.
The buzz going on behind the scenes is that Alabama already has a number of choices for students, though we rarely talk about program offerings as choice programs.
In an effort to determine what types of school choice already exist, the School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) recently conducted a survey of superintendents asking what kind of choices the students living in their school districts already have within public schools in Alabama.
Here’s what the superintendents in Alabama reported to the SSA: