Christian Barnard is an education policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
Barnard's work includes research and analysis of state education and school district finance systems, with the goal of making them more equitable and innovative.
Barnard's writing has been featured in outlets including USA Today, Los Angeles Daily News, Washington Times, and The Hill, among others.
Barnard previously worked with the Foundation for Government Accountability, where he conducted research on labor policy and criminal justice. He also worked for the Pioneer Institute.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and economics from Messiah College.
Charters shouldn’t be blamed for “stealing” public schools’ funding when parents are just choosing what’s best for their kids.
Proposition 305 would have extended eligibility for the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Program to all K-12 students in the state over the next four years.
A federally recognized right to education could give further recourse to parents and reformers who just want what is best for their kids.
The union’s salary and personnel demands would cost an additional $813 million annually.
Will New Orleans schools continue to make strides under the Orleans Parish School Board?