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Ohio: Study Sponsored by Pro-Voucher Group Shows Negative Effects of Vouchers; by Diane Ravitch

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'TBF released the results of a study of the Ohio voucher program, which WAS NOT an endorsement of vouchers.  Here is the full study\. The students who won the vouchers were not the most disadvantaged:Voucher schools can choose their students and did not accept the neediest.The spokesman for TBF called attention to the modest gains of  students who didn’t use the voucher. So here is the BIZZARE logic of Ohio’s voucher program'

I'f you use the voucher, your academic performance will go down. If you don’t use the voucher, you academic performance will modestly improve.  This is a bizarre argument for vouchers. Take the medicine and you will get sicker. Don’t take the medicine and you will feel better.'

'Why is Ohio wasting millions on a program that doesn’t work? Unless you are not in it?'

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