school choice

April 4, 2014 - 8:00am
The Public Policy Forum’s annual Research Brief and school directory on the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) - released this morning - finds that the program includes 110 schools and 25,820 students as of the 2013-2014 school year....
December 27, 2013 - 8:00am
As the new year approaches, it’s time again for the Forum to reflect on its past year of public policy research and to announce its list of top five research findings for the year. Last year’s list included findings on quality ratings for Milwaukee...
February 13, 2013 - 8:00am
The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), now in its 23rd year, includes 113 private schools and nearly 25,000 students, making it larger than all but two school districts in the state.  The results of our 15th annual census of MPCP schools...
December 27, 2012 - 8:00am
If it’s December, then it must be time for the Forum’s annual list of its top five research findings of the year.  Last year’s list included findings on MMSD’s daunting capital needs, the dramatic decline in Milwaukee County’s corrections...
February 15, 2012 - 9:30am
It always feels a bit discomforting to say, "Race and economic status are highly correlated to academic achievement." Children can change neither their race nor their income; a statement like the one above can feel like saying these children also...
February 13, 2012 - 7:00am
The Forum's 14th annual census of schools participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) finds that voucher use by Milwaukee students grew 10% in 2011-12 to 23,198 voucher students, reversing last year’s enrollment decline. In...
March 9, 2011 - 10:32am
Gov. Walker’s proposed 2011-2013 biennial budget calls for an expansion of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program by repealing the enrollment cap, allowing private schools anywhere within Milwaukee County to participate, and expanding eligibility to...
February 21, 2011 - 8:00am
Milwaukee's private school voucher program, known as the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), enrolled slightly fewer students this fall than in the previous year. That makes 2010-2011 the first school year without growth in the program since...
February 19, 2010 - 7:00am
In the Forum's 12th annual census of schools participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), we found that recent regulation changes have had an impact on the number of schools participating in the program. Between the 2008-09 and...
April 3, 2009 - 8:04am
The latest results of the longitudinal evaluation of Milwaukee's school choice program were released by the School Choice Demonstration Project (SCDP) at a Forum Eye-Opener Breakfast last week. (You can listen to the podcast here.)Dr. Patrick Wolf,...

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