John Chubb and Terry Moe are the leading researchers in analyzing what makes good schools work and, in particular, the phenomenon of educational choice in the United States. Mr. Chubb is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Mr. Moe is a tenured Associate Professor of Political Science at Stanford University.

This Policy Study was originally published by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute in 1989. The Mackinac Center is pleased to have been granted their permission to include it here as a chapter. Mr. Chubb revised question three and applied its associated response to Michigan.