Cassandra Hart Study Cited on PBS News Hour Should Public Money Be Used for Private Schools? April 1, 2013
story on the the Indiana Supreme Court’s ruling on a law
allowing taxpayer money to be used for private schools through
vouchers, Kevin Chavous, executive counsel for American
Federation for Children, cited a study School of Education
Assistant Professor Cassandra Hart co-wrote while she was
Northwestern University. Hart is an expert on school choice.
Cassandra Hart is an associate professor of education policy. She
evaluates the effects of school, state and national education
programs, policies, and practices on overall student achievement,
and on the equality of student outcomes. Hart’s work has focused
on school choice programs, school accountability
policies, and effects on students of exposure to
demographically similar teachers. She is also interested in the
effects of virtual schooling on student outcomes, both in K-12
and post-secondary settings.