Ep. 293 – May 22, 2023 – What Happens When a Teacher Gets on the School Board?

An 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 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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