“You only need to control for family income and there’s no advantage. So when you first look, without controlling for anything, the kids who go to private schools are far and away outperforming the public school kids. And as soon as you control for family income and parents’ education level, that difference is eliminated completely.”

Robert C. Pianta, dean of University of Virgina Curry School of Education

No, private schools aren’t better at educating kids than public schools. Why this new study matters.” – The Washington Post