Rules preventing participating schools from having specific admissions policies and requirements that schools take state standardized tests both reduce the likelihood that private schools say they will participate in voucher programs.
New evidence from America’s longest-running voucher program
Evidence from an experimental study
A new suggests that higher-quality private schools are less likely to participate in two of the most highly regulated voucher programs in the country, the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Ohio Educational Choice Scholarship Program.
We do not find any evidence that private school voucher students are either less or more likely to vote in presidential elections than students educated in public schools.
At least 10 studies have examined the relative advantage of children that applied to a private-school-choice program relative to the population of eligible students in the same location.
The available evidence suggests that regulations did indeed deter higher-performing private schools from participating in a voucher program.
Governor John Bel Edwards recently cut funding of the Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP), claiming that it was necessary to save money.