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


Corey A. DeAngelis




Journal of School Choice


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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