Margaret L. Plecki

Margaret L. Plecki
Emeritus Professor,
University of Washington

Margaret Plecki's research and teaching expertise includes school finance, education policy, the economics of education, educational leadership, the allocation of resources for school improvement, teaching quality, and mixed-methods research design. Plecki is director of the Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy. She was also a policy analyst and research director for PACE. She was elected as president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy and served two terms on the organization’s board of directors. She has also worked as a special education teacher, a school administrator, and the managing partner of an education consulting firm. Plecki also served as a member of the Compensation Working Group in the state of Washington.

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Publications by Margaret L. Plecki
The purpose of this paper is to provide a synthesis of the research and analysis that exists in the literature about school choice. The primary focus of the paper is on research which has implications for the development and evaluation of public…