The Department of Education released its report evaluating the voucher program which has been operative for two years in Washington, D.C. It shows a positive impact on students’ reading achievement and increased parental satisfaction.
Please see below for links to articles on the voucher program:
Institute of Educational Sciences, Department of Education, Press Release, 6/16/08: “Report Reaffirms Academic Gains for DC Opportunity Scholarship Participants”
William McGurn, Wall Street Journal, 6/17/08: “School Choice Is Change You Can Believe In”