December 18, 2019

Thought Leader: Public school finance, policy analysis, teacher quality, charter schools and school choice

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:

  • Econometrics
  • Public school finance
  • Policy analysis
  • Teacher quality
  • Charter schools
  • School choice

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View his complete faculty profile here.