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WILL Press Release | Releases Another Mythbusting Policy Brief on School Choice

Dispatches critics’ claims, debunks oft-repeated myths about Wisconsin’s school choice programs March 1, 2016 – Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Institute for

WILL Blog | Esenberg, Szafir, Hudson: School Choice Across the Globe

School Choice Across the Globe Despite the heated rhetoric, critics of school choice may be surprised to learn that voucher programs are quite common in ...

New WILL Report Explains Why State is Forcing MPS to Sell Empty School Buildings

August 12, 2015 – Milwaukee, WI – Last month, the state legislature passed a law to force Milwaukee to sell their unused and underutilized school ...

WILL Press Release | WILL Releases Mythbusting Brief on School Choice Program

WILL Releases Mythbusting Brief on School Choice Program Policy brief debunks talking points of choice opponents July 24, 2015 – Milwaukee, WI – Today, the

WILL Press Release | WILL Releases “Pope’s Fallacy”, a Primer on Wisconsin K-12 Education Finance

WILL Releases "Pope's Fallacy", a Primer on Wisconsin K-12 Education Finance Opponents of education reform misrepresent official DPI memo, data July 21, ...

WILL Analysis Shows a “Choice Bonus” For Districts Losing Students to Statewide Voucher Program

WILL Analysis Shows a “Choice Bonus” For Districts Losing Students to Statewide Voucher Program Report debunks talking point that voucher expansion makes ...

Growth and Gaps

Charter schools were designed to be public schools that facilitate educators’ efforts to navigate around bureaucratic inefficiencies and the influence of ...

WILL Report Questions Effectiveness of Additional K-12 Spending

Has Wisconsin hit a wall where an additional dollar in education spending will not bring improvements in student outcomes?  Using econometric analysis, ...