Publications
Publications

Accountability

Journal Articles

Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam. Eric P. Bettinger, Brent Evans, Devin G. Pope. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Forthcoming.
The effects of NCLB on school resources and practices. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob, Nathaniel Schwartz. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 35(2), pp. 252-279. 2013.
The Impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on Student Achievement. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30(3), pp. 418-446. 2011.
Effects of failing a high school Exit Exam on course‐taking, achievement, persistence, and graduation. Sean F. Reardon, Nicole Arshan, Allison Atteberry, Michal Kurlaender. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 32(4), pp. 498-520. 2010.
Identifying effective classroom practices using student achievement data. Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler, Amy L. Wooten. Journal of Human Resources, 46(3), pp. 587-613. 2010.
Using student performance data to identify effective classroom practices. John H. Tyler, Eric S. Taylor, Thomas J. Kane, Amy L. Wooten. American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, 100(2), pp. 100(2): 256–260. 2010.
The impact of assessment and accountability on teacher recruitment and retention: Are there unintended consequences? Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Public Finance Review, 36(1), pp. 88-111. 2008.
Accountability and local control: Incentive response with and without authority over resource generation and allocation. Susanna Loeb, Katharine O. Strunk. Education Finance and Policy, 2(1), pp. 10-39. 2007.
Policies to ensure that no child starts from behind. Deborah Stipek, Kenji Hakuta. In Child Development and Social Policy: Knowledge for Action: Essays in honor of Edward Zigler , Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press, pp. 129-145. 2006.
No child left behind comes to preschool. Deborah Stipek. Elementary School Journal, 106(5), pp. 455-465. 2006.
Accountability comes to preschool: Can we make it work for young children? Deborah Stipek. Phi Delta Kappan, 87(10), pp. 740-744, 747. 2006.
Does external accountability affect student outcomes? A cross-state analysis. Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(4), pp. 305-331. 2003.

Working Papers

School turnarounds: Evidence from the 2009 stimulus. Thomas Dee. NBER Working Paper No. 17990, 2012.

Books: Books, Chapters, Reviews

School accountability. Susanna Loeb, David Figlio. In E. A. Hanushek, S. Machin, & L. Woessmann (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 3, San Diego, CA: North Holland, pp. 383-423. 2011.
Education reforms. Patrick McEwan, Susanna Loeb. In P. Levine & D. Zimmerman (Eds.), Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited. National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 145-180. 2010.
Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance? Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob. In A. Gamoran (Ed), Standards-Based Reform and Children in Poverty: Lessons for "No Child Left Behind", Brookings Institution Press, 2007.
Does external accountability affect student outcomes? A cross-state analysis. Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb. In R. Elmore & S. Fuhrman (Eds.), Redesigning Accountability Systems, New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 2004.
The impact of accountability policies in Texas high schools. Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb, Tiffany Smith. In M. Carnoy, R. Elmore & L. S. Siskin (Eds.), The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing, New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer, pp. 142-167. 2003.
The 'First Wave' of Accountability. Thomas Dee. In P. Petersen & M. West (Eds), No Child Left Behind? The Politics and Practice of Accountability, Brookings Institution Press, 2003.

Reports

Evaluating teachers: The important role of value-added. Steven Glazerman, Susanna Loeb, Dan Goldhaber, Stephen W. Raudenbush, Douglas Staiger, Grover J. Whitehurst. The Brookings Brown Center, 2010.
The impact of No Child Left Behind on students, teachers, and schools. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, pp. 149-207. 2010.
Turning around chronically low-performing schools: A practice guide. Rebecca Herman, Priscilla Dawson, Thomas Dee, Jay Greene, Rebecca Maynard, Sam Redding, Marlene Darwin. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, NCEE #2008-4020, 2008.
Have assessment-based accountability reforms influenced the career decisions of teachers? Susanna Loeb, Jesse Cunha. A report commissioned by the U.S. Congress as part of Title I, Part E, Section 1503 of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, 2007.
A federal foray into teacher certification: Assessing the Highly qualified teacher' provision of NCLB. Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller. Report prepared for The Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University Symposium, Examining America's Commitment to Closing Achievement Gaps NCLB and Its Alternatives, 2006.
Unanswered questions. Thomas Dee. The Baltimore Sun, pp. 11A. 2004.
The race connection. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 4(2), pp. 53-59. 2004.
Have assessment-based school accountability reforms affected the career decisions of teachers? Susanna Loeb, Felicia Estrada. Proceedings of the Educational Testing Service Invitational Conference, Measurement and Research Issues in a New Accountability Era, 2004.
Learning to earn. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 3(3), pp. 65-70. 2003.
Do higher state test scores in Texas make for better high school outcomes. Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb, Tiffany Smith. Consortium for Policy Research in Education Research Report, 2001.
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