My colleagues and I had a letter to the New York Times published. While the high school admissions process in NYC is complex--with room for reform--our ongoing work suggests that carefully-designed and targeted information can make the process easier.
My study with Amy Ellen Schwartz and Brian Elbel on the Breakfast in the Classroom program is now forthcoming at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. You can find the article here, and related coverage from WNYC, The Wall Street Journal, and the Medical Daily.
Along with Vanderbilt economist Ron Zimmer, I talk about the benefits (and costs!) of public school choice on the PBS series American Graduate. This episode is entitled Choice or Chance? and is produced by Nashville Public Television. (Send in your pledge now, or NPT will replace "Downton Abbey" with more of me talking...)