Ian Kingsbury

Adjunct Fellow

Dr. Ian Kingsbury has rejoined the Empire Center as an adjunct policy fellow. From 2020-21 he was an Empire Center fellow for education policy.

Kingsbury received his PhD in education policy from the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy . He has published more than ten peer-reviewed studies, mostly addressing school choice.

Kingsbury focuses on protecting and expanding educational freedom in New York. He also analyzes the degree to which New York education spending is anomalous compared to the rest of the country and ways to pare down on costs.

Latest Work

Flawed science not needed to make judgements about school choice. A new study out of Stanford University indicates that charter schools are outperforming traditional public schools (Editorial Board, June 15). School choice supporters touting the s Read More

Absenteeism was and remains particularly problematic for students in high school, Black and Hispanic students, and special education students. Read More