Apr
24
2009

George Will and D.C. Vouchers

The school voucher program in Washington, D.C., has been the subject of serious research, with opponents and supporters of vouchers using at as a test for whether the idea works in practice. Conservativestend toinsist that it's been a success, though the studies of the program don't seem to bear that out. Washington Post columnist George Will (4/23/09), though, sees a new Education Department study bolstering the case for vouchers, which means the White House'sdecision tocurtail the program is a horrible blow tochildren in the struggling D.C. schools: After Congress debated the program, the Education Department released–on a Friday afternoon, a […]