Published Articles & Media
Who Would Benefit from Elizabeth Warren’s Student Loan Forgiveness Proposal?
The plan is likely to disproportionately benefit middle- and upper-middle-income Americans, as well as black families, at an estimated total cost of about $955 billion.
Four Things to Know about Tax Credit Scholarships for School Choice
For a tax credit scholarship program to be successful, states will need to begin with a thorough review of the evidence.
A Better Way to Compare State Performance on NAEP
Demographically-adjusted data provide important insights into differences in state-level school performance.
Should Congress Take a Page from the Gainful Employment Playbook?
Instead of targeting institutions of higher education, the government should consider targeting individual programs.
Should We Abandon College Scorecard?
Making data available on how much money is earned by graduates of specific colleges with specific majors had no measurable effect on which college or field students enrolled in.
Who Could Benefit From School Choice? Mapping Access to Public and Private Schools
The distance families are able and willing to travel may be more important for expanding school choice than the type of school the policy provides access to.
School Choice Advocates Should Be Worried About Federalizing School Choice
To create a feasible school choice policy, lawmakers would likely need to expand federal involvement in private school education.
Making College Earnings Data Work for Students
State and federal policymakers have embraced the idea that prospective college students need better information on earnings outcomes for individual colleges and programs of study.
No Excuses for Stagnant Student Achievement in U.S. High Schools
With graduation rates at an all-time high, , but federal achievement data indicate that these students likely have no better math or reading skills than their parents did.
Does Gentrification Explain Rising Student Scores in Washington, DC?
Our new analysis shows that demographic change explains some, but by no means all, of the increase in scores.
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