What We’re Watching: Voucher Researchers Respond to Obama

By Education Next 02/24/2014

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After President Obama told an interviewer that school vouchers have produced few benefits for students, ChoiceMedia posted responses from researchers who dispute Obama’s assertion, including Paul E. Peterson of Harvard University, Patrick Wolf of the University of Arkansas, and Greg Forster of the Friedman Foundation.

One study published in the Summer 2013 issue of Education Next found that vouchers significantly boosted college enrollment rates for African American students.

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