Occaisionally, my Kindle advertises some interesting titles that I download and save for reading at a later date. This one caught my attention and I finally got around to reading it. It was well worth it.
According to the authors: "They make the assumption that moving kids from public to private is going to help them, but actually our data and some of the more recent voucher studies suggest the opposite—that it actually has a harmful effect,” Christopher Lubienski, a researcher with Indiana University.
The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools was authored by Lubienski and his wife Sarah.