Published Articles & Media
Education Choice Means Accountability to Families
Concerns about waste and fraud in ESAs are misplaced, especially in comparison to other government programs.
How Big Was the Year of Educational Choice?
Estimating the number of newly eligible students
Survey Says: Parents Want School Choice
The nation’s largest private school choice program is effective, popular, and money-saving. And yet, it could be on the chopping block.
Can School Choice Keep Children Safe from Bullying?
Does a system that assigns students to schools based on where they live effectively trap some of them in dangerous situations?
Profiting from Educational Choice?
It’s students who benefit from tax-credit scholarships
The Data on Detroit
What the data say about district and charter school performance
Want Accountability in Education? Empower Parents
The real disagreement among reformers is not whether there should be accountability, but to whom schools should be held accountable: parents or bureaucrats.
Is Political Control Over Charter Schools Wise?
Education reformers should have serious reservations about democratically controlled charter authorizers.
The Educational Freedom Legacy of Andrew Coulson
Early yesterday morning, after a fifteen month battle with brain cancer, Cato Institute Senior Fellow in Education Policy Andrew Coulson passed away.
How to Fund Education Savings Accounts with Tax Credits
Last year, three states adopted new ESA policies A new funding model should be attractive to policymakers in states where constitutional provisions, such as Blaine amendments, may prohibit publicly funding private education.