Richard O. Welsh

Richard O. Welsh
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies,
New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Richard O. Welsh is an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. His areas of expertise include the economics of education and K–12 education policy analysis. He studies the efficacy, equity, and political dimensions of education reform in urban school districts, with a particular emphasis on school choice policies, student mobility, and school discipline. Welsh’s research has been published in Review of Educational Research, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Education Finance and Policy, and Urban Education. He received his PhD in urban education policy from the University of Southern California.

updated 2012

Publications by Richard O. Welsh
Five Years Later
This report commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Getting Down to Facts project, which sought to provide a thorough and reliable analysis of the critical challenges facing California’s education system as the necessary basis for an informed…