Superintendent: Vouchers increase special-education burden

While private and public school students score about equally on standardized tests, according to a recent study, that doesn't take into account the much larger proportion of students in special education in public schools, says Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent William Andrekopoulos. More than twice as many public school parents, 18.2%, said their children had learning disabilities, compared with 8.7% of voucher parents.

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