School choice makes public education more diverse
National conversations about school choice often focus on private or voucher schools, but, in New Haven, public school choice is a critical part of efforts to expand opportunity for every child. Having choices makes public education more diverse – and that’s a good thing.
As an umbrella term, school choice means giving families the ability to choose from a range of learning options, so they can choose the one that best suits their child’s educational needs. Just as no two children are the same, neither are two public schools the same. In New Haven, school choices include an incredible diversity of public options, including citywide and cross-district magnet schools with intentional specializations, neighborhood schools rooted in local communities, and public schools. chartered.