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Author(s):Borg, S., and Stranahan, H
Title:Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
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Date:2000
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Short Description:This article contends that the use of lottery money in funding Florida's Bright Futures Scholarships and other scholarships like it are tantamount to income redistribution programs from poor non-white households to wealthy, white, well-educated households.
Annotation:This article contends that the use of lottery money in funding Florida's Bright Futures Scholarships and other scholarships like it are tantamount to income redistribution programs from poor non-white households to wealthy, white, well-educated households. Policy recommendations for state and local governments suggest ways to improve educational equity through lottery-based finance systems.
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