The Cost-Effectiveness of Public and Private Schools of Choice in Wisconsin

Author(s)

Corey A. DeAngelis

Published

2020

Source

Journal of School Choice

Topics

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. Through a careful analytic method and with various data points, he concludes that schools participating in voucher programs offer a more cost-effective education than those of traditional public schools.

The author estimates that the savings benefit of school voucher programs to be roughly 30% more than traditional schools.

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