The Public Interest

School choice slandered

Daniel McGroarty

Fall 1994

THE WAR OVER private school choice is entering what might be called a paradoxical phase. As the number of cities and states debating some variant of vouchers proliferates, hard evidence of vouchers’ effect rides on the outcome of an experiment limited thus far to 1 percent of the student population in just one city.

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