Providing school choice to students with special needs allows families unhappy with their assigned public schools to find a program that meets their children’s individual needs.
Private schools cannot serve (and exclude) students with special needs.
Private schools are not typically highly selective.
Studies refute the notion that private schools are highly selective.
Empirical research shows when parents are empowered with vouchers, they actually are more likely to obtain the desired services for their children.
Just as is the case with vouchers in general, a specialeducation voucher that allows students with disabilities to leave can motivate public schools to serve their remaining students better.
A Fact Sheet from EdChoice