This paper uses evidence from Durham, North Carolina to examine the impact of school choice on racial and class-based segregation across schools....
Robert Bifulco is Associate Professor of Public Administration at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is a research collaborator with CALDER and is affiliated with the Center for Policy Research (CPR) and Education Finance and Accountability Program (EFAP) at the Maxwell School and the Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) at the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Bifulco is interested in the evaluation of educational policies and programs generally with specific interests in the interactions of school segregation, school policies, and student outcomes. He has published articles evaluating whole-school reform, school accountability programs, charter schools, magnet schools and other forms of school choice. He has also conducted research on the measurement of school performance, educational resource disparities, and peer effects. His research articles have appeared in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Evaluation Review, Education Finance and Policy, and Economics of Education Review among other places.
Dr. Bifulco’s research has been supported by the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Connecticut State Department of Education and by the New York State Education Department. He received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from Syracuse University.