The Education Exchange: What Happens When a Teacher Gets on the School Board?

Educator pay goes up, charter schools lose ground, a new study finds

Photo of John SingletonAn Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester, John Singleton, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the benefits of and drawbacks to having educators serving on school boards.

Singleton and co-author Ying Shi recently published “School Boards and Education Production: Evidence from Randomized Ballot Order.”

Singleton was also recently a speaker on the third session of “Should School Boards Run Schools? A virtual conference series on school governance,” hosted by Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance.

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