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THE BIGGEST MYTH:
School choice harms existing public school systems
School choice usually leads to better public school performance
In 20 of 22 major national studies conducted in recent years, in public school systems where strong educational choice programs exist, performance in those public schools actually increased. In the other two studies, there was no effect.
The truth is that public schools normally benefit from the increased competition ... because they have to!