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Document Number: 10399

The Effects of School Vouchers on College Enrollment: Experimental Evidence from New York City - In the first study, using a randomized experiment to measure the impact of school vouchers on college enrollment, Matthew Chingos and Paul Peterson, professor of government at Harvard University, examine the college-going behavior through 2011 of students who participated in a voucher experiment as elementary school students in the late 1990s. They find no overall impacts on college enrollment but do find large, statistically significant positive impacts on the college going of African-American students who participated in the study. (Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings, August 2012)...


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