Alan Borsuk at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel takes a critical, yet fair, look at our most recent report on the economic benefit of school choice to Milwaukee.
“A new study from a conservative law firm and think tank, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, takes the argument further. In short, it says that voucher schools will have a positive impact on Milwaukee over the next couple decades worth almost $500 million. The study says high school graduates have better long-term economic success than dropouts and have fewer run-ins with the law than dropouts. It says voucher schools have higher success rates than MPS and therefore have more long-term economic benefit than MPS. And it quantifies the differences in dollars.”