An ‘F’ for some school-voucher programs even as Trump team pushes choice
Voucher success stories are very localized, according to three studies along the political spectrum
A proposed $20 billion school-voucher program from the Trump administration, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a school-choice advocate, may have the most momentum for such a plan in decades. That momentum, critics of market-based education policy worry, may leave three recent voucher-effectiveness studies—from the political left and right—worth little more than spitballs.
‘The results [of school voucher research] are startling — the worst in the history of the field, researchers say.’