Housing Costs, Zoning, and Access to High-Scoring Schools

Jonathan Rothwell – Brookings – 19 April 2012 · Brookings · April 19, 2012

As the nation grapples with the growing gap between rich and poor and an economy increasingly reliant on formal education, public policies should address housing market regulations that prohibit all but the very affluent from enrolling their children in high-scoring public schools in order to promote individual social mobility and broader economic security.