Jude Schwalbach is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
Schwalbach previously worked at Heritage Foundation’s Center for Education Policy, where his research focused on expanding educational opportunities for K-12 students and reducing the federal footprint in education. Before joining Heritage, Schwalbach taught high school in Phoenix, Arizona.
Schwalbach’s writings have appeared in The Hill, National Review, RealClear Education, Orange County Register, Washington Times, and redefinED.
Schwalbach holds a B.A. in philosophy from Thomas Aquinas College and a M.A. in political philosophy from Hillsdale College. He is based in Washington, D.C.
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The LEARNS Act would provide universal school choice for all Arkansas families by 2026.
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National Microschooling Center founders illustrate how microschools are changing K-12 education
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Plus: New Hampshire teachers' union sues state, new Oklahoma charter schools and more.
How will K-12 student enrollment changes impact public schools?
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Arkansas students and families need better public school transfer options
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Funding Education Opportunity: Midterm school choice success, new K-12 open enrollment report, and more
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