The Potential Impact of Vouchers

@article{McEwan2004ThePI,
  title={The Potential Impact of Vouchers},
  author={Patrick J. McEwan},
  journal={Peabody Journal of Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={79},
  pages={57 - 80}
}
  • P. McEwan
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Education
  • Peabody Journal of Education
This article provides an updated review of recent empirical research on the potential impact of private school vouchers. It addresses 3 questions: (a) do students that use vouchers to attend a private school obtain better outcomes than would be obtained in a public school? (b) Do vouchers encourage student sorting and how does sorting affect student outcomes? (c) Does the offer of vouchers promote competition, improving outcomes of students who remain in public schools? Conclusions are that… 

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