Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation
Katie Furtick is a policy analyst at the Reason Foundation, where her research focuses on regulatory issues, education policy, and school choice.
Ms. Furtick has worked with state think tanks and policymakers at the state- and federal-level to improve transparency, accountability, and equity in education finance. She has authored policy studies on weighted student funding, charter schools, school choice, and school finance reform. Her work on weighted student funding has been featured in The Washington Post and the San Francisco Examiner along with several other publications and public policy think tanks.
Ms. Furtick previously worked to improve government accountability and measure the statewide impact of fiscal and economic policies and practices as a research analyst at Florida TaxWatch. Ms. Furtick holds a master's degree in applied economics, as well as a bachelor's degree in english literature and economics from Florida State University.
Moving Toward Title I Funding Following the Child
Education Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2014
Examining the results in districts using portable student funding
Education chapter of Reason Foundation's Annual Privatization Report 2013