The Power of Lines: Are Public Schools Segregated in 2022?

  • January 25, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Reason’s Matt Welch and author of A Fine Line, Tim DeRoche, as they discuss how district lines play a role in public school enrollment and funding.

Warning: This is not your average Zoom. We’re here to grapple with a very real problem, and we invite you to join us. Bring your questions and your thinking caps as we dive into arguments for abolishing attendance zones and more!


Matt WelchMatt is an editor at large at Reason, the libertarian magazine of “free minds and free markets.” He served as Reason‘s editor in chief from 2008-2016. He is co-author, along with Nick Gillespie, of the 2011 book The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong With America, which Tyler Cowen called “the up-to-date statement of libertarianism.” Welch also wrote the 2007 book McCain: The Myth of a Maverick.

Tim DeRocheBorn and raised in Milwaukee, Tim emigrated to California to attend Pomona College, where he studied English literature. He is the author of three books, including A Fine Line, which examines the impact current education policies, laws, and school attendance zones have on our kids. As a parent of school aged children, Tim shares from personal experience as well as deep policy knowledge.