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Jason Bedrick

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Jason Bedrick is an education policy analyst for The Cato Institute.

Jason Bedrick is a policy analyst with the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom. He previously served as a legislator in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and was an education policy research fellow at the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy.

Bedrick has published numerous studies on educational choice programs with organizations such as the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, the Pioneer Institute, the Show-Me Institute, and the Caesar Rodney Institute. His articles have been featured in the New York Post, the Boston Globe, the Palm Beach Post, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the New Hampshire Union LeaderNational ReviewNational AffairsEducation Next, the Federalist, and Townhall.com.

Bedrick received his master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was a fellow at the Taubman Center for State and Local Government. His thesis, “Choosing to Learn,” assessed scholarship tax credit programs operating in eight states, including their program design, impact on student performance, fiscal impact, and popularity.

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November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
November 9, 2014
By Jason Bedrick
Many Americans are caught up in the political squabbles over several recent Supreme Court decisions.
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April 15, 2013
By Jason Bedrick
As Georgia’s legislature considers a bill to expand the state’s scholarship tax credit program and increase transparency, some are calling for additional regulations. Writing in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Adam Emerson of the Thomas B.
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