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 […]