WWC review of this study

The effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City.

Chingos, M. M., & Peterson, P.E. (2012). Washington, DC: The Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings and Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED534618

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    2,642
     Students
    , grades
    1-5

Reviewed: May 2013

At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Access and enrollment outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Enrollment in a private 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

12.00

11.00

No

--
More Outcomes

College enrollment (full- or part-time) within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

43.00

42.00

No

--

Enrollment in a selective college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

7.00

7.00

No

--

Full-time college enrollment within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

30.00

31.00

No

--

Enrollment in any 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

27.00

28.00

No

--

Enrollment in any 2-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

20.00

21.00

No

--

Enrollment in a public 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

All students;
2,642 students

18.00

19.00

No

--
Show Supplemental Findings

Enrollment in a selective college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

7.00

3.00

Yes

 
 
7

College enrollment (full- or part-time) within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

43.00

36.00

Yes

 
 
6

Full-time college enrollment within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

32.00

26.00

Yes

 
 
6

Enrollment in a private 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

14.00

9.00

Yes

 
 
6

Enrollment in any 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

29.00

24.00

No

--

Enrollment in a public 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

18.00

17.00

No

--

College enrollment (full- or part-time) within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

47.00

45.00

No

--

Enrollment in any 2-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

African-American students;
1,099 students

18.00

18.00

No

--

Full-time college enrollment within 3 years of expected graduation (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

34.00

34.00

No

--

Enrollment in any 2-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

23.00

22.00

No

--

Enrollment in a selective college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

8.00

8.00

No

--

Enrollment in a private 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

11.00

12.00

No

--

Enrollment in a public 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

18.00

19.00

No

--

Enrollment in any 4-year college (%)

School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program (SCSF) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Hispanic students;
1,220 students

28.00

30.00

No

--

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.

  • Race
    Black
    42%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic
    45%
    Not Hispanic
    55%

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