Measures of Student Non-Cognitive Skills and Political Tolerance after Two Years of the Louisiana Scholarship Program

This report examines the short-term effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP) on students’ non-cognitive skills and civic values.

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Measures of Student Non-Cognitive Skills and Political Tolerance after Two Years of the Louisiana Scholarship Program

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While a growing number of studies have evaluated K-12 school voucher programs along academic dimensions, few have focused on the development of non-cognitive skills and civic values. This study aims to address that gap by providing the first analysis of differences in self-reported measures of grit, locus of control, self-esteem, and political tolerance associated with the LSP.

Download How Has the Louisiana Scholarship Program Affected Students?, a policy brief by Jonathan N. Mills, Anna J. Egalite, and Patrick J. Wolf that summarizes the four Technical Reports on the affects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program.