James Guthrie

Making Resource Decisions Amidst Technical Uncertainty

This working paper paper suggests how a performance-driven system would allocate funds, monitor performance, search for more productive models of instruction, and replace less effective schools and programs.

Reinventing Public Education: How Contracting Can Transform America's Schools

A heated debate is raging over our nation’s public schools and how they should be reformed, with proposals ranging from imposing national standards to replacing public education altogether with a voucher...