Preston Green

Preston Green III

Professor of Educational Leadership and Law University of Connecticut

Preston Green III is a professor of educational leadership and law at the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education. A nationally recognized expert in educational law and policy, Dr. Green has written numerous books, articles, and policy briefs that address the legal dimensions of educational access and school choice. For instance, he has written about how legislatures can ensure that charter schools protect student rights. Dr. Green has also explained how policymakers can improve the financial oversight of charter school and voucher programs. He received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from Columbia, and an Ed.D. from Columbia University, Teachers College.

Press Clippings:

Charter Schools Exploit Lucrative Loophole That Would Be Easy to Close, Truthout, 2019.

Research shows that charter schools do best for California’s low-income and minority students. Now state officials are considering slowing their expansion, LA School Report, 2019.

National symposium to mark 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Penn State News, 2019.

Feds give green light to controversial contract between Memphis charter school and Catholic diocese, Chalkbeat, 2019.

Keywords: Public education, Education policy, Educational Law, Student Rights in Public Schools, Need for Oversight in School Choice (e.g. Vouchers, Charter Schools), Students Rights Protections in Charter Schools, School Desegregation