Corey DeAngelis

Corey A. DeAngelis is a distinguished doctoral fellow and a Ph.D. student in Education Policy in the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas where he is affiliated with the School Choice Demonstration Project (SCDP). His current research interests include the academic and non-academic outcomes of school choice programs and private schools. He additionally holds a BBA in Economics and an MA in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Research Finds Higher Private School Share Directly Linked to Higher Test Scores, Stronger Human Rights Internationally

With the controversial nomination of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education, the concept of school choice has received increasing attention. Supporters and opponents of the concept have made bold claims about the effect of such programs on student outcomes and society in general. Theoretically, increased access to private school choice could improve educational quality […]

Study Finds Proposed Arkansas Universal ESA Likely to Save Money

Arkansas Universal ESA

Legislators in Arkansas proposed a bill (HB 1222) to increase educational choice for families through an education savings account (ESA) program available to every child across the state.  And though the previously conducted empirical studies on the financial effects of private school choice programs have found overall benefits to the state, taxpayers and individual districts, […]

Milwaukee school vouchers to drive more than $499 million in socioeconomic benefits

Milwaukee School Vouchers on the Map

School choice advocates and researchers know choice programs lead to better academic achievement. But far less is known about the downstream financial benefits of the nation’s first modern school voucher program: the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP). Earlier this month, in concert with the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, we released a study that […]