Tag: Patrick J. Wolf

Choosing the right path: evidence that Milwaukee’s school choice program excels beyond academics

America’s oldest urban private school choice program has the vital effects of steering young adults away from both crime and out-of-wedlock births, thus laying a strong foundation for them to live more successful lives. What predicts future life success for young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds? Two vital factors are avoiding[Read More…]

Why curriculum matters for private schools

Editor’s note: This commentary from Ashley Berner, deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, is the third of a four-part series that examines the importance of high-quality materials for state leaders, schools, and parents. Family background dictates[Read More…]