Michael F. Addonizio
Michael F. Addonizio is a nationally recognized expert in public school finance, state and federal education policy, and the economics of education. He is the Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow and professor of education in Wayne State University's College of Education. Prior to joining Wayne State University in 1994, he served as assistant state superintendent for research and policy in the Michigan Department of Education. He also served on the Michigan Commission on Charter Schools and on the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren. Addonizio has consulted with the Michigan State Board of Education, Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction, Detroit Public Schools, Office of the Michigan Attorney General and the Detroit Tigers.
He is a nationally recognized expert on:
- Public school finance
- Policy analysis
- Teacher quality
- Charter schools
- School choice
Selected media clips:
- Detroit Free Press: How much change can Betsy DeVos make at states' schools?
- WDET: How are Michigan's public schools funded?
- WDET: What would largest school aid boost in 17 years actually mean for Michigan schools?
- The Detroit News: Opinion: School improvement requires investment
- Detroit Free Press: Judge says there's no fundamental right to learn to read and write
- FOX 47 Lansing & Jackson: New statewide poll shows public support for reforming Michigan's school finance system
- The Detroit News: Discrimination in K-12 schools explored at hearing
- The Detroit News: Column: Is Michigan committed to its teachers?
View his complete faculty profile here.