Category Archives: School Choice

Overregulation Theory isn’t enough to explain negative voucher effects

The following post originally appeared on the Brookings Institution’s Chalkboard blog. One of the most talked-about education studies in recent months is a new working paper on the effects of Louisiana’s statewide voucher program during its first year of operation. In short, the authors find that students who won a school voucher via lottery ended up […]

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Why (Some) Conservatives (Might) Be Right About Education

  Harry Webb thinks that conservative advocacy for expanding ‘school choice’ is misguided because “[a] good education should not be the result of a savvy choice”. After all, if a school of choice is implementing a high-quality educational program, “then all students should have access to it as a default”. I agree! And I don’t have much […]

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