Commentary: School choice works — for a third of the cost

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Washington Examiner

May 17, 12:00 AM

Commentary: School choice works — for a third of the cost

The most recent federal evaluation of the D.C. voucher program finds that it increases student satisfaction and safety, and decreases absenteeism, at a third of the cost of public schools. That’s obviously a great investment. But why do students receive a third of the funding for simply choosing a school that works for them? And what kinds of benefits would the program produce if all students were equitably funded?

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