Entries by Marc Joffe and Ed Ring

New California Policy Center Study Proposes Pension Funds Invest in Infrastructure

Although Sacramento and Washington DC will be ruled by very different governing philosophies over the next two years, we believe that a centrist approach to infrastructure policy can be a win/win for California Democrats and for Republicans who will control the federal government for the next two years. We analyze promising areas of infrastructure investment, […]

Analyzing the Cost and Performance of LAUSD Traditional High Schools and LAUSD Alliance Charter High Schools

Download printable PDF version Summary:  This study examines cost-per-pupil for high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), comparing its traditional public schools to those attending its largest charter school network, the Alliance College Ready Public Schools. It also examines the educational achievement outcomes for traditional and charter high school students, focusing on […]