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David Houston


David Houston is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and Program on Education Policy and Governance.

Published Articles & Media

In May 2021, President Biden discussed the economy at an Ohio community college.

Hunger for Stability Quells Appetite for Change

Results of the 2021 Education Next Survey of Public Opinion
About half of parents favor requiring students to wear masks when schools open in the fall, and about a third oppose the practice, with the rest taking a neutral position.

Parent Poll Reveals Support for School Covid-Safety Measures Despite Vaccine Hesitancy, Partisan Polarization

Private-school parents report less learning loss, greater satisfaction with pandemic schooling

What American Families Experienced When Covid-19 Closed Their Schools

Parents report little contact with teachers and less student learning, but also broad satisfaction; charter and private schools provide more opportunities for student-teacher interaction

Information About Student Growth, Not Just Average Test Scores, Can Sway School and Housing Choices, an Experiment Shows

The kinds of data that school information websites emphasize can influence families’ decisions, with consequences for segregation.

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