In Louisiana and Indiana, School Choice Gets Back on Track

Monday was a good day for advocates of school choice.

When the New York Times editorial board wrote in early March that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s favored “market-driven education policies . . . have proved to be failures,” it cited three studies. Two of them were only preliminary results, analyzing students’ first and second years in a voucher program. Today, full results for those two programs in Louisiana and Indiana have been released. The good news? The “failures” have been reversed.

“Both studies tell a similar story,” says Jason Bedrick, director of policy at EdChoice, a nonprofit that advocates free choice in education …

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