Dismal Results From Vouchers Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins - NYTimes.com: "But even as school choice is poised to go national, a wave of new research has emerged suggesting that private school vouchers may harm students who receive them. The results are startling — the worst in the history of the field, researchers say."
Privatization has been sold by ideologues as a utopian program of private alternatives that were supposedly always better than public sector service provision. But in one policy area after another, the results have not lived up to the hype. But the private service providers will continue to oversell their wares because they make a fortune.