Voucher Critics are seizing on D.C. test scores. They’re missing the point.

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Originally Published: The Washington Post
September 2017

CRITICS OF school choice could not contain their glee over 
a new study on the District’s school voucher program showing that students attending private schools did not perform as well on standardized tests as their public school counterparts. It is pretty rich that those who have railed against using test scores to hold schools accountable now invoke them to try to shut down the federally funded voucher program. And it is pretty easy for people who already have educational options for their children to discount the importance of school choice to parents who do not. Click here to read more.