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Parent satisfaction highest in private schools according to two new studies. Read more in the January Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook421.pdf

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If given the opportunity to select whatever school they could for their child, more millennials would prefer a private school than any other option. Find out more in the November Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook419.pdf
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The U.S. Department of Education reports that last week’s announcement of the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools was “the third most popular social media event in ed.gov history and the second most popular Facebook event.” Fifty private schools were among those named:
http://www.capenet.org/brs2.html

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The number of private school students increased from 5.3 million to 5.4 million between 2011 and 2013, according to a report just released by the National Center for Education Statistics. Find out more in the June issue of Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook416.pdf
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As influential as Justice Antonin Scalia’s 282 majority opinions and “occasional” dissents have been to the court’s overall vitality, his ideas, words, and votes have had particular significance over the years on decisions affecting private education. Read about Scalia’s legacy for private education in the March issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook413.pdf
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The January issue of CAPE Outlook takes a look at the new Every Student Succeeds Act and its implications for private schools.  Check it out here:
http://www.capenet.org/new.html
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President-elect Donald Trump has named Betsy DeVos as his nominee for education secretary, prompting widespread praise from advocates of school choice and signaling a likely sea change at the U.S. Department of Education. Read more in the December issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook420.pdf
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The average total score on the old SAT for 2016 graduates was 1484 out of a possible 2400. But scores varied significantly by the type of school students attended, with college-bound seniors in religious and independent schools scoring substantially higher than the national average. Find out more in this month’s issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook418.pdf
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High-achieving black males who attend private high schools are dramatically more likely to attain a bachelor’s degree than similar students attending public schools, according to a study published in The Urban Review. Read more in the September Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook417.pdf
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Want to know about the state of school choice in the United States and the effect it is having on American educational productivity? Read the May issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook415.pdf
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Blue state Maryland gives school choice a BOOST. Read more in the April issue of Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook414.pdf
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Does a state violate the U.S. Constitution when it excludes religious institutions from an aid program with an entirely public purpose?  The U.S. Supreme Court will decide that question when it hears Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley this spring.  Find out more in the February issue of CAPE Outlook:
http://www.capenet.org/pdf/Outlook412.pdf
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a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools
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THE COUNCIL FOR AMERICAN PRIVATE EDUCATION (CAPE) is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. There are over 33,000 private schools in America; in fact, one in four of the nation’s schools is a private school. More than five million students attend them.
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