The author would like to acknowledge the following people for their assistance:
- Daniel H. Bowen, Ph.D. in education policy, postdoctoral fellow at Rice University
- Adam Emerson, director, Program on Parental Choice, Thomas B. Fordham Institute
- Dr. Matthew Ladner, senior advisor of policy and research, Foundation for Excellence in Education
- Michael Van Beek, director of research, Mackinac Center
- Daniel Montgomery, marketing and design director, Mackinac Center
- Ilia Anderson, graphics intern, Mackinac Center
Although these individuals helped significantly with this study, any errors in the report are the responsibility of the author alone.