Alex Massie Alex Massie

Swedes 1 Turnips 0 (Again).

It’s a question I’ve asked before, but it’s worth revisiting: if school choice is a nefarious right-wing plot to keep poor people poor and uneducated why is it that Sweden – Sweden! – has a nationwide school voucher programme that is supported by all political parties? Now clearly this doesn’t in and of itself demonstrate that open access school choice programmes are necessarily a magic bullet, but it might – or rather ought to – quieten some of the hysterical shrieking one hears from defenders of the status quo in both the USA and the UK.

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