In February 2008 and March 2009, the School Choice Demonstration Project (SCDP) issued its first report and subsequent update on the fiscal impact of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) on taxpayers in Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin. These reports covered the period 1993-2009, and addressed two distinct questions: 1. What is the net impact of the MPCP on state and local public funds? That is, what is the difference between the public funds expended on Wisconsin students, including MPCP students, and the amount that would have been spent without the MPCP? 2. How is the fiscal impact distributed among: a. Milwaukee property taxpayers b. property taxpayers outside of Milwaukee c. Wisconsin state taxpayers (e.g. those who pay state income and sales tax) d. Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS)
Costrell, Robert M., "The Fiscal Impact of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: 2010 – 2011 Update and Policy Options" (2010). School Choice Demonstration Project. 68.