The Education Exchange: New Research Links Milwaukee School Vouchers and Reduction in Criminal Activity

“We found about a 53% reduction in drug convictions, an 86% reduction in property damage convictions….It looks like school choice is associated with reductions in crime.”

The director of school choice at Reason Foundation and an adjunct scholar at Cato Institute, Corey DeAngelis, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss DeAngelis’ new study which finds a correlation between receiving a school voucher in Milwaukee and a reduction in criminal activity.

Private School Choice and Character: More Evidence from Milwaukee,” by DeAngelis and Patrick J. Wolf, is available now.

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