Spinning the Research on School Vouchers | Teachers College Columbia University

Skip to content Skip to main navigation
News & Events Header

Teachers College Newsroom

Skip to content Skip to content

Spinning the Research on School Vouchers: TC’s Jeffrey Henig says that studies on this divisive issue are often used as political weapon

Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education
Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education
The latest studies of private school voucher programs in Louisiana and Indiana, just released, are being seized upon by voucher supporters and critics alike to support their views. Commenting in U.S. News & World Report, TC's Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science & Education, says that “On high-profile debates, particularly debates that are partisan and ideological in nature, research is often used more as political weapons than as a tool of illumination”

Published Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education
Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science and Education
The latest studies of private school voucher programs in Louisiana and Indiana, just released, are being seized upon by voucher supporters and critics alike to support their views. Commenting in U.S. News & World Report, TC's Jeffrey Henig, Professor of Political Science & Education, says that “On high-profile debates, particularly debates that are partisan and ideological in nature, research is often used more as political weapons than as a tool of illumination”

How This Gift Connects The Dots
 
Scholarships & Fellowships
 
Faculty & Programs
 
Campus & Technology
 
Financial Flexibility
 
Engage TC Alumni & Friends