Cato Center for Educational Reform

posted Jan 1, 2012, 8:18 AM by Bill Duncan   [ updated May 21, 2012, 4:31 AM ]

Here's Cato crowing about their NH voucher victory.

Voucher/ETC advocates.  They see no benefit to reforming "government -run monopoly schools."

This paper, Public Schools - Make Them Private - by Milton Friedman could be taken as the credo of the Cato Institute's approach to public education.

Their staffer, Adam Schaeffer, advised the SB 67 committee on structuring the NH Education Tax Credit proposal and is relied upon  day-to-day for conceptual and data support by the bills' sponsors.

Mr. Schaeffer has been honored with the "Bunkum Award" for his analysis of the cost of public schools, by the nationally respected National Education Policy Center. Here is their take-down of his creative math in inflating the cost of public education.