EdNext Podcast: Do Vouchers Reduce Incarceration Rates?
Can vouchers allowing low-income students to attend private schools lower incarceration rates? In a new podcast, Paul E. Peterson speaks with Patrick Wolf of the University of Arkansas about just that.
Wolf finds that students in Milwaukee who received vouchers to attend private schools were 2-5 percentage points less likely to be accused or convicted of crimes than comparable students who attended public schools.
– Education Next