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Will Flanders

Will Flanders, PhD, Research Director at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty.

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Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Wisconsin, other states had lower turnout, especially by minority and college-age voters.

Op Ed: More Regulation of School Choice a Mistake
Op Ed

More Regulation of School Choice a Mistake

Study shows higher quality schools less likely to accept funding as rules increase.

WILL Releases Most Comprehensive Analysis of School Performance
Press Release

WILL Releases Most Comprehensive Analysis of School Performance

"Our study is the most comprehensive, updated analysis on Wisconsin school performance," Dr. Will Flanders, author of the report says.

Data Wonk: Did Walker Save Wisconsin’s Economy?
Data Wonk

Did Walker Save Wisconsin’s Economy?

So claims his supporters at WILL. Let’s consider the evidence they offer.

WILL on K-12 School Report Cards
Press Release

WILL on K-12 School Report Cards

The report cards include two major changes from previous years: the full inclusion of private schools in the choice programs and the use of student growth as a metric for school performance.

Op Ed: In Defense of School Choice
Op Ed

In Defense of School Choice

Sorry, Rep. Taylor, vouchers aren’t about making a profit, but giving parents choices.

New Report Shows Impact of Current Accountability Measures in Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
Press Release

New Report Shows Impact of Current Accountability Measures in Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

Report challenges voucher program critics’ opposition that schools are “unaccountable”

Data Wonk: You Dare Not Question Scott Walker
Data Wonk

You Dare Not Question Scott Walker

A Federalist column attacks my conclusion that governors have little impact on the economy.

Op Ed: Rural Areas Need Voucher Schools
Op Ed

Rural Areas Need Voucher Schools

The lowest performing school district in the state is in a rural area.