Kyle Abbott is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
Prior to joining Reason, Abbott served in a variety of capacities with federal and state legislatures. Most recently, Kyle was the chief of staff to Kansas House Appropriations Committee Chairman Troy Waymaster.
Abbott is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in the Department of Public Policy, where his research focuses on school choice and school finance.
Originally from rural Lebanon, Kansas, Abbott earned undergraduate degrees in political science from Kansas State University and economics from the University of Kansas, where he also completed a Master of Public Administration.
North Carolina’s education funding formula is confusing for everyone and prioritizes funding for school districts that least need it.
The tax credit scholarships, education savings accounts, and utilizing a more accurate method of counting students would improve education outcomes.