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Wisconsin Federation for Children is working to expand educational opportunities and ensure that more children have educational choice. Through our efforts we hope to create programs that will ensure all children have the opportunity to be productive citizens in the future, ensure strong and meaningful accountability provisions in all school choice programs so that more parents have access to high-quality educational options for their children, increase the number of public charter schools across the state and public school choice.
Do Voucher Students Attain Higher Levels of Education? Extended Evidence from the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
This study aimed to determine if students enrolled as part of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program have higher educational attainment and completion rates than those students attending traditional schools in the Milwaukee Public School System.
In this article, Mr. DeAngelis analyzes the cost-effectiveness of private schools involved in various voucher programs in Wisconsin (including independent and public charter schools) and compares those costs to regular public schools.
School Vouchers and Student Attainment: Evidence from a State-Minded Study of Milwaukee’s Parental Choice Program
This article focused on comparing educational attainment levels between students participating in Milwaukee’s voucher program and students in public schools without vouchers. Through a unique data set, the study was able to find that participating in a school voucher program is associated with increased high school graduation rates as well as increased enrollment and completion of 4-year colleges and universities.