A good choice?

2014-10-06 The Economist

Swedish students used to lead international rankings, but the country’s education standards have been declining for years, writes The Economist in a blog-post. Critics of vouchers blame school choice for these dismal results. But there are good reasons to believe the problem is not school choice, argues The Economist referring to research by Karin Edmark, IFN: "The authors find that school choice has had a small, but positive impact, particularly for minority and low-income students."

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