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 Welch – Matt 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 DeRoche – Born 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.