Today’s highly interesting read (01/29/18): Do School Vouchers Work? Milwaukee’s Experiment Suggests an Answer

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From the Wall Street Journal:

Almost three decades ago, Milwaukee started offering the nation’s first-ever school vouchers. Starting small, the program allowed poor children to use taxpayer money to attend private schools. Today, about a quarter of Milwaukee children educated with public funds take advantage, making the program a testing ground for a big experiment in education.

Did students in the program get a better education? That depends…

Read the rest here.

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