About the Author

Andrew Coulson is the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s senior fellow in education policy. He is author of the book, “Market Education: The Unknown History.” His prior Mackinac Center works include “With Clear Eyes, Sincere Hearts, and Open Minds: A Second Look at Public Education in America.” Before joining the Center, he was a senior research associate at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center in Ohio. He has written numerous articles and essays for publication by academic journals and newspapers including The Wall Street Journal.