School Vouchers and Student Attainment: Evidence from a State-Mandated Study of Milwaukee's Parental Choice Program

@article{Cowen2013SchoolVA,
  title={School Vouchers and Student Attainment: Evidence from a State-Mandated Study of Milwaukee's Parental Choice Program},
  author={Joshua M. Cowen and David J. Fleming and J. Witte and Patrick J. Wolf and Brian Kisida},
  journal={Policy Studies Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={147-168}
}
In this article we examine educational attainment levels for students in Milwaukee's citywide voucher program and a comparable group of public school students. Using unique data collected as part of a state-mandated evaluation of the program, we consider high school graduation and enrollment in postsecondary institutions for students initially exposed to voucher schools and those in public schools at the same time. We show that exposure to voucher schools was related to graduation and, in… Expand

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