This study evaluates the initial effect Washington D.C.'s Opportunity Scholarship Program (OPS) on the academic performance of public schools and its effects on the opportunities District students have to attend integrated schools. OPS is a federally sponsored school voucher program that provides vouchers worth up to $7,500 for an estimated 1,800 to 2,000 students in the District of Columbia. Students can use the scholarships to pay tuition at participating private schools in the District. The pilot program is designed to last for 5 years.
Greene, Jay P. and Winters, Marcus A., "An Evaluation of the effects of DC's voucher program on public school achievement and racial integration after one year" (2006). School Choice Demonstration Project. 26.