The Education Exchange: School Districts Are Too Big To Succeed, Scholar Says

State action could break them up into smaller units that better serve families.

Photo of Andy SmarickA senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Andy Smarick, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the consolidation of modern school districts, and how the increased size of districts can restrict choice options and responsiveness to families.

Smarick’s piece, “Too Big to Succeed: It’s time to break up the nation’s largest school districts,” is available now at City Journal.

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