A wise investment: The productivity of public
and private schools of choice in Wisconsin*

Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D.

Reason Foundation


ORCID: 0000-0003-4431-9489

May 15, 2019

School choice not only works it also proves to be a wise investment.

Using Governor Evers’ publicly available Accountability Report Card data from the 2017-18 school year, Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D., director of school choice at the Reason Foundation finds that private schools participating in choice programs and independent charter schools tend to offer the citizens of Wisconsin more “bang for the buck” than traditional public schools. To read the full study here:

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