Who Gains, Who Loses?The fiscal impact of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

posted Jan 3, 2012, 5:16 PM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Jan 3, 2012, 5:17 PM ]

A report on how to calculate the savings for taxpayers from the Milwaukee voucher program, From EducataionNext.

The author is a choice advocate but the report seems reasonable, saying there is substantial savings and showing how he arrives at that, and which taxpayers benefit.  It's complex.

He figures (and shows why) that 10% of the low income families who get vouchers would have gone to a private school anyway.

Evaluation, would have gone anyway