|Goal Leader: Chris Rinkus, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Evidence-Based Practices and State and Grantee Relations, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)|
Goal Statement: Improve awareness of and access to high-quality K-12 education opportunities for students and families. By September 30, 2021, the Department will increase both the number and percentage of total charter school students and total scholarship students nationwide.
- Charter school student enrollment will increase from 3.29 million to 3.51 million (6.90 percent of all students in public schools).
- The number of scholarship students, including participants in state-based vouchers, tax-credit scholarships, and education savings accounts programs will increase from 482,000 to 579,250 (1.10 percent of the total school age population).
- The number of parents who receive support and engagement through technical assistance and other resources will increase by 5 percent per year.
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