A Think Twice Review of:
Review of Public Education Funding Without Boundaries: How to Get K-12 Dollars to Follow Open Enrollment Students
Think Twice - Apr 06, 2023
Publisher/Think Tank - Reason Foundation
Author(s) - Aaron Garth Smith, Christian Barnard, and Jordan Campbell
The Reason Foundation, a vigorous advocate for choice policies such as vouchers and charter schools, recently published a report advocating for the increased "portability" of school revenues, allowing for "money to follow the students" and, therefore, the expansion of interdistrict choice programs.
Reviewer(s) - Dr. Mark Weber, Rutgers University
In a review of Public Education Funding Without Boundaries: How to Get K-12 Dollars to Follow Open Enrollment Students, Dr. Mark Weber of Rutgers University finds significant methodological flaws, all stemming from the report's simplistic view of school "costs."