The Education Exchange: Are Lack of Funding and Covid Spread Forcing Schools to Close?

Nationwide data on fiscal resources, union influence, and politics on school closures

Photo of Corey DeAngelisThe Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation, Corey DeAngelis, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss DeAngelis’ new report, which investigates the rate of school reopenings amid the pandemic against funding in each district.

DeAngelis’ report, “Are School Reopening Decisions Related to Funding? Evidence from Over 12,000 Districts During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” co-written with Christos Makridis, is available now.

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