Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Policy Report Spring-Summer 2007

  • Director's Perspective: La Follette School Focuses on Education
    Barbara Wolfe touches on challenges governments encounter in funding education at all levels. Page 1
  • How Successful are Research Universities in Enrolling Low-Income Students?
    Matthew P. Steinberg, Patrizio Piraino, and Robert Haveman examine the prevalence of Pell Grant recipients at universities to gauge economic diversity on those campuses. Page 1
  • Financing Schools in the New South Africa
    Andrew Reschovsky sheds light on the challenges the post-apartheid government in South Africa faces while addressing funding and resource disparities. Page 3
  • The Performance of Charter Schools in Wisconsin
    John Witte, David Weimer, Arnold Schober, and Paul Schlomer find generally positive results for the effects of Wisconsin charter schools relative to traditional schools. Page 11

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Vol. 17, No. 1