Jude Schwalbach is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
Schwalbach previously worked at Heritage Foundation’s Center for Education Policy, where his research focused on expanding educational opportunities for K-12 students and reducing the federal footprint in education. Before joining Heritage, Schwalbach taught high school in Phoenix, Arizona.
Schwalbach’s writings have appeared in The Hill, National Review, RealClear Education, Orange County Register, Washington Times, and redefinED.
Schwalbach holds a B.A. in philosophy from Thomas Aquinas College and a M.A. in political philosophy from Hillsdale College. He is based in Washington, D.C.
Public schools without boundaries: Ranking every state’s K-12 open enrollment policies
Only 11 states have mandatory open enrollment laws that allow students to easily transfer to other public schools and 26 states allow public schools to charge tuition to public school transfer students.
Frequently asked questions on public school open enrollment
Public school open enrollment policies allow students to transfer to the public school of their choice.