Corey A. DeAngelis is a senior fellow at Reason Foundation. He is also the National Director of Research at American Federation for Children and an adjunct scholar at Cato Institute.
DeAngelis' research primarily focuses on the effects of school choice programs on non-academic outcomes such as criminal activity, character skills, mental health, political participation, and schooling supply. He has authored or co-authored over 40 journal articles, book chapters, and reports on education policy. His research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Social Science Quarterly, School Effectiveness and School Improvement, Educational Review, Educational Research and Evaluation, Journal of School Choice, and the Cato Journal. His work has also been featured at outlets such as USA Today, New York Post, The Hill, Washington Examiner, Foundation for Economic Education, EdChoice, and Education Next.
DeAngelis received his Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Arkansas. He additionally holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Testimony: Florida Should Expand Education Savings Accounts
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Florida’s Latest Proposal to Expand Educational Freedom
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Pennsylvania Should Fund Students, Not School Districts
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