Author

Jonathan Butcher

    Author Website: http://goldwaterinstitute.org/jonathan-butcher-bio


    Author Bio:
    Jonathan Butcher serves as Education Director for the Goldwater Institute. He has researched education policy and school choice programs at both the state and national level. Prior to joining Goldwater, Jonathan was the Director of Accountability for the South Carolina Public Charter School District, South Carolina’s only statewide charter school authorizer. Jonathan studied education policy at the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas and worked with the School Choice Demonstration Project, the research team that evaluated voucher programs in Washington, DC and Milwaukee, WI. From 2002-2005, Jonathan studied education and family policy at The Heritage Foundation, a research institute in Washington, DC. He has appeared on FoxNews and many radio programs. His commentary has appeared in newspapers around the country and on FoxNews.com and National Review Online. He holds a B.A. in English from Furman University and an MA in economics from the University of Arkansas.


Articles

School Choice Marches Forward

2011 a year of new laws and new lawsuits

Winter 2013 / Vol. 13, No. 1

Cheating the Charters

Political and financial lessons from South Carolina

SPRING 2012 / VOL. 12, NO. 2

Blog Posts/Multimedia

Education Savings Accounts Leave a Mom at Loss for Words

In survey results that the Friedman Foundation released today, evidence indicates that parents using education savings account are very satisfied with their new options.

10/10/2013
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