by Dr. Robert Luebke
Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
How do voucher programs impact district achievement, segregation, or district per pupil expenditures?
These are questions that have dogged voucher programs for a long, long time.
Yesterday the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation released a comprehensive study that explored the impacts of Ohio’s largest voucher program, the Educational Choice Scholarship Program (EdChoice) on school enrollment, finances, and academic outcomes.
The Fordham Study which analyzed thirteen years of data is available here.