School choice

Teachers better at rating schools than parents and students

Schools are kind of like Congress.  Most people claim they hate Capitol Hill, but they like their own representative. Similarly, people say the U.S. education system is broken, but they like the school that their kids go to. I’ve been doing alumni interviews for Brown for more than 15 years and my first question is […]


Data on open enrollment school choice in New York City

Yet another study seems to indicate that white and Asian middle-class families benefit more than minority and lower-class families from open enrollment programs where students can choose to go to public schools outside of their neighborhoods. The latest finding comes from a data analysis of New York City’s school choice program conducted by The Research […]