A Think Twice Review of:
Review of Education Savings Accounts: How ESAs Can Promote Educational Freedom for New York Families
Think Twice - Nov 09, 2021
Publisher/Think Tank - Manhattan Institute
Author(s) - Martin F. Lueken
A recent report from the Manhattan Institute promotes Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) by presenting a scenario whereby taxpayer expense would fall if the program motivated families to move children from public schools funded by the state to private schools funded primarily by families.
Reviewer(s) - Bruce Baker, Rutgers University
Bruce Baker of Rutgers University reviewed Education Savings Accounts: How ESAs Can Promote Educational Freedom for New York Families, and found it to provide little useful guidance on the broader question of whether an ESA policy is warranted or would be good policy for New York State's children or taxpayers.