What We’re Watching: Another Solution to Crime



By Education Next 03/15/2012

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In this video, David Deming sits down with the Wall Street Journal to discuss his Ed Next article on the impact of school choice on crime.

Deming found that high-risk middle- and high-school students who attend a school of choice are less likely to be arrested and spend less time incarcerated.

Please read “Does School Choice Reduce Crime: Evidence from North Carolina” in the Spring 2012 issue of Ed Next.




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  • Elisabeth says:

    Very interesting work, Dave. Looking forward to digging into the article.

    Can’t help but imagine myself as a School Choice Manager trying to explain to the community the priorities for a disrict’s brave, new student assignment policy: “Siblings, kids from neighborhoods with a PI school, and kids considered most at risk for committing violent crime will have placement priority.” That would be a very hard sell, politically, no matter how strong the effect size for the intervention.

    Any suggestions on that front?
    - Elisabeth (’05…Stayin’ alive)

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