Sweden proof that school choice doesn’t improve education?

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PBS NewsHour

Mar 1, 1:00 AM

Sweden proof that school choice doesn’t improve education?

Sweden adopted a nationwide universal voucher program in 1992 as part of a series of reforms designed to give more control over education to towns and schools. Families can choose any school, public or private: Taxpayer money follows the student. This voucher system has led to a burgeoning industry of mostly for-profit, private schools, also called “free schools.” Two of the companies that run schools in Sweden are listed on the country’s stock exchange.

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