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.
Fiscal Explainer: Texas Charter School Funding Analysis
Between 2015 and 2019, the inflation-adjusted funding gap between public charter schools and traditional public schools grew by about 36 percent—from $596 per pupil to $813 per pupil.
Working Paper: Does Compulsory Schooling Affect Innovation? Evidence from the United States
We consider how the initial adoption of compulsory schooling affected state-level rates of patenting and real output per worker, finding declines in both once the originally affected cohorts reach middle age.
Are Charter Schools Safer Than District-Run Schools? Evidence From Pennsylvania
This study finds that public charter schools generally report fewer school climate problems than district-run public schools in Pennsylvania.
Working Paper — School Sector and Climate: Evidence from New York
Public charter schools tended to report fewer school climate problems than district-run public schools in New York state in the 2017-18 school year.
The Economic Impacts of School Choice in Kentucky
This report finds that access to public charter schools in Louisville could provide the $138 million in economic benefits from higher lifetime earnings associated with increases in academic achievement.
Working Paper: Access To Private Schools And Public Charter Schools Might Improve Parent And Student Satisfaction
Public charter schools and private schools outperform traditional public schools on six measures of parent and student satisfaction.
An Analysis of K-12 Student Safety Policies and School Climates in Indiana
Results suggest that private schools and public charter schools are less likely to use school safety practices that restrict students than are traditional public schools.
The Impact of Regulatory Compliance Costs on Private School Participation in Voucher Programs
More specialized private schools tend to be less likely to participate in voucher programs than regular private schools.
Deal or No Deal? The Effects of Deregulation on Public School Leaders’ Support for Private School Choice in California
Public school leaders might be more likely to support private school voucher programs if they are enacted alongside public school deregulations.