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Does School Choice Segregate?

When those in power make blatantly false claims that could lead to less freedom for the least advantaged members of society, it is imperative that they are corrected. The President of the American Federation for Teachers, Randi Weingarten, gave a speech last month where she stated that school “vouchers increase racial and economic segregation.” What Does the Evidence Say? As I pointed out last month in a Cato Policy Forum on School Choice and Democracy, out of the eight rigorous empirical studies existing on the subject, seven of them show that school voucher programs increase racial integration within the United States.
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