Greg Forster, Ph.D., Friedman Fellow

Greg Forster, Ph.D. is a Friedman fellow with EdChoice. He conducts research and writes on school choice policy. Forster has conducted empirical studies on the impact of school choice programs in Milwaukee, Ohio, Florida and Texas, as well as national empirical studies comparing public and private schools in terms of working conditions for teachers, ethnic segregation and teacher and staff misconduct. He also has conducted empirical studies of other education topics, including charter schools, accountability testing, graduation rates, student demographics and special education.

Forster’s research has appeared in the peer-reviewed publications Teachers College Record and Education Working Paper Archive, and his articles on education policy have appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Education Next, the Chronicle of Higher Education and numerous other publications. He is co-author of the book “Education Myths: What Special-Interest Groups Want You to Believe about Our Schools – and Why it Isn’t So,” from Rowman & Littlefield.

Forster is a contributor to Jay P. Greene’s Blog.