Equity and access in American high schools

On this week’s podcast, Erin Lockett, a senior policy analyst at the Foundation for Excellence in Education, joins Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss her organization’s recent report on access to rigorous coursework in high school. On the Research Minute, Amber Northern examines the effects of a free-college initiative on graduation rates in New Mexico.

Amber’s Research Minute

Christopher Patrick Erwin and Melissa Binder, “Does Broad-Based Merit Aid Improve College Completion? Evidence from New Mexico's Lottery Scholarship,” Education Finance and Policy (July 2018).