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Early Childhood Memory and Attention as Predictors of Academic Growth Trajectories. Deborah Stipek, Rachel A. Valentino. Journal of Educational Psychology, Forthcoming.
Reclassification Patterns among Latino English Learner Students in Bilingual, Dual Immersion, and English Immersion Classrooms. Ilana Umansky, Sean F. Reardon. American Educational Research Jourrnal, Forthcoming.
Using student test scores to measure principal performance. Jason Grissom, Demetra Kalogrides, Susanna Loeb. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Forthcoming.
Is a Good Teacher a Good Teacher for All? Comparing Value-Added of Teachers with Their English Learners and Non-English Learners. Susanna Loeb, James Soland, Lindsay Fox. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Forthcoming.
Brown fades: The end of court-ordered school desegregation and the resegregation of American public schools. Sean F. Reardon, Elena Grewal, Demetra Kalogrides, Erica Greenberg. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Forthcoming.
Bias and bias correction in multi-site instrumental variables analysis of heterogeneous mediator effects. Sean F. Reardon, Fatih Unlu, Pei Zhu, Howard Bloom. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, Forthcoming.
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.
Do college instructors matter? The effects of adjuncts on students' interests and success. Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Long. Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming.
60 Years After Brown: Trends and Consequences of School Segregation. Sean F. Reardon, Ann Owens. Annual Review of Sociology, 40, pp. 199-218. 2014.
The role of social science in action-guiding philosophy: The case of educational equity. Kendra Bischoff, Kenneth Shores. Theory and Research in Education, 2014.
The Effects of Student Coaching An Evaluation of a Randomized Experiment in Student Advising. Eric P. Bettinger, Rachel Baker. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 36(1), pp. 3-19. 2014.
Strategic Involuntary Teacher Transfers and Teacher Performance: Examining Equity and Efficiency. Jason Grissom, Susanna Loeb, Nathaniel Nakashima. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(1), pp. 112–140. 2014.
Stereotype threat and the student-athlete. Thomas Dee. Economic Inquiry, 52(1), pp. 173-182. 2014.
Analyzing the Determinants of the Matching of Public School Teachers to Jobs: Disentangling the Preferences of Teachers and Employers. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Journal of Labor Economics, 31(1), pp. 83-117. 2013.
Staffing for Success: Linking Teacher Evaluation and School Personnel Management in Practice. Benjamin Master. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Forthcoming.
The Costs of Disability in China. Prashant Loyalka, Lan Liu, Gong Chen, Xiaoying Zheng. Demography, Forthcoming.
Measuring test measurement error: A general approach. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 38(6), pp. 629-663. 2013.
Different teachers, different peers: The magnitude of student sorting within schools. Demetra Kalogrides, Susanna Loeb. Educational Researcher, 42(6), pp. 304-316. 2013.
Measure for measure: The relationship between measures of instructional practice in middle school English language arts and teachers' value-added. Pamela Grossman, Susanna Loeb, Julia Cohen, James Wyckoff. American Journal of Education, 119(3), pp. 445-470. 2013.
Effective Instructional Time Use for School Leaders: Longitudinal Evidence from Observations of Principals. Jason Grissom, Susanna Loeb, Benjamin Master. Educational Researcher, 42(8), pp. 433-444. 2013.
Setting Aside the Course Reader: The Legal, Economic, and Pedagogical Reasons. Brent Evans, John Willinsky. Innovative Higher Education, 38(5), pp. 341-354. 2013.
The early childhood care and education workforce in the United States: Understanding changes from 1990 through 2010. Daphna Bassok, Maria Fitzpatrick, Susanna Loeb, Agustina S. Paglayan. Education Finance and Policy, 8(4), pp. 581–601. 2013.
More or better student teaching? Matthew Ronfeldt, Michelle Reininger. Teaching and Teacher Education, Forthcoming.
Information, college decisions and financial aid: Evidence from a cluster-randomized controlled trial in China. Prashant Loyalka, Yingquan Song, Jianguo Wei, Weiping Zhong, Scott Rozelle. Economics of Education Review, 36, pp. 26-40. 2013.
When a nudge isn't enough: Defaults and saving among low-income tax filers. Thomas Dee, Erin Todd Bronchetti, David Huffman, Ellen Magenheim. National Tax Journal, 66(3), pp. 609-634. 2013.
Do Parental Involvement Laws Deter Risky Teen Sex. Thomas Dee, Silvie Colman, Ted Joyce. Journal of Health Economics, 32(5), pp. 873-880. 2013.
Organization Theory and Higher Education. W. Richard Scott. The Journal of Organizational Theory in Education, 2013.
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.
A Report Card: How Are Secondary Vocational Schools in China Measuring Up to Government Benchmarks? Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Chengfang Liu, Ai Yue, Chu Yang, James Chu, Prashant Loyalka, May Maani, Jianguo Wei. China World and Economy, 2013.
"Academic Redshirting" in Kindergarten Prevalence, Patterns, and Implications. Daphna Bassok, Sean F. Reardon. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2013.
Can Information and Counseling Help Students from Poor, Rural Areas Go to High School? Evidence from China. Prashant Loyalka, Chengfang Liu, Yingquan Song, Hongmei Yi, Xiaoting Huang, Jianguo Wei, Linxiu Zhang, Yaojiang Shi, James Chu, Scott Rozelle. Journal of Comparative Economics, 2013.
The Impact of a Senior High School Tuition Relief Program on Poor Junior High School Students in Rural China. Xinxin Chen, Yaojiang Shi, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Di Mo, James Chu, Prashant Loyalka, Scott Rozelle. China World and Economy, 2013.
The Widening Income Achievement Gap. Sean F. Reardon. Educational Leadership, 70(8), pp. 10-16. 2013.
Systematic sorting: Teacher characteristics and class assignments. Demetra Kalogrides, Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille. Sociology of Education, 86(2), pp. 103-123. 2013.
How teacher turnover harms student achievement. Matthew Ronfeldt, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. American Educational Research Journal, 50(1), pp. 4-36. 2013.
Principals’ perceptions of competition for students in Milwaukee schools. Susanna Loeb, Matthew Kasman. Education Finance and Policy, 8(1), pp. 43-73. 2013.
Recruiting effective math teachers: Evidence from New York city. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Matthew Ronfeldt, James Wyckoff. American Education Research Journal, 49(6), pp. 1008-1047. 2012.
Information and employee evaluation: Evidence from a randomized intervention in public schools. Jonah E. Rockoff, Douglas O. Staiger, Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor. American Economic Review, 102(7), pp. 3184-3213. 2012.
The effect of evaluation on teacher performance . Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler. American Economic Review, 102(7), pp. 3628-3651. 2012.
The distribution of financial aid in China: Is aid reaching poor students? Prashant Loyalka, Yingquan Song, Jianguo Wei. China Economic Review, 23(4), pp. 898-917. 2012.
Patterns of literacy among U.S. students. Sean F. Reardon, Rachel A. Valentino, Kenneth A. Shores. The Future of Children, 22(2), pp. 17-38. 2012.
Estimating achievement gaps from test scores reported in ordinal 'Proficiency' categories. Andrew D. Ho, Sean F. Reardon. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 37(4), pp. 489-517. 2012.
Who comes back? A longitudinal analysis of the re-entry behavior of exiting teachers. Jason Grissom, Michelle Reininger. Education Finance and Policy, 7(4), pp. 425-454. 2012.
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes. Tara Beteille, Demetra Kalogrides, Susanna Loeb. Social Science Research, 41(4), pp. 904–919. 2012.
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor. Sean Reardon. Community Investments: Summer 2012, 24(2), pp. 19-39. 2012.
Effective schools: Teacher hiring, assignment, development, and retention. Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille, Demetra Kalogrides. Education Finance and Policy, 7(3), pp. 269–304. 2012.
Can Teacher Evaluation Improve Teaching? Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler. Education Next, 12(4), 2012.
Hometown disadvantage? It depends on where you’re from: teachers' location preferences and the implications for staffing schools. Michelle Reininger. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 34(2), pp. 127-145. 2012.
Rational ignorance in education: A field experiment in student plagiarism. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob. Journal of Human Resources, 47(2), pp. 397-434. 2012.
Math matters: Even for little kids. Deborah Stipek, Alan Schoenfeld, Deanna Gomby. Education Week, 2012.
Math Matters: Children’s Mathematical Journeys Start Early. Alan Schoenfeld, Deborah Stipek. Conference Report, www.earlylearning.org, 2012.
The effects of attending selective college tiers in China. Prashant Loyalka, Yingquan Song, Jianguo Wei. Social Science Research, 41(2), pp. 287-305. 2012.
Family background as a factor on giving up the opportunity to go to college in China. Jianguo Wei, Prashant Loyalka, Yingquan Song. European Journal of Higher Education, 1(4), pp. 382-395. 2012.
In light of the limitations of data-driven decision making. Susanna Loeb. Education Finance and Policy, 7(1), pp. 1-7. 2012.
The effectiveness and retention of teachers with prior career experience. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Marsha Ing, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Rachel H. O’Brien, James Wyckoff. Economics of Education Review, 30, pp. 1229-1241. 2011.
Tapping the principal pipeline: Identifying talent for future school leadership in the absence of formal succession management programs. Jeannie Myung, Susanna Loeb, Eileen Horng. Education Administration Quarterly, 47(5), pp. 695-727. 2011.
Conditional cash penalties in education: Evidence from the Learnfare experiment. Thomas Dee. Economics of Education Review, 30(5), pp. 924-937. 2011.
The influence of school administrators on teacher retention decisions. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Marsha Ing, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. American Education Research Journal, 48(2), pp. 303-333. 2011.
Teacher layoffs: An empirical illustration of seniority v. measures of effectiveness. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Education Finance and Policy, 6(3), pp. 439–454. 2011.
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.
Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness. Thomas J. Kane, Amy L. Wooten, Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler. Education Next, 11(3), 2011.
The Non-cognitive Returns to Class Size. Thomas Dee, Martin R. West. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 33(1), pp. 23-46. 2011.
Income inequality and income segregation. Sean F. Reardon, Kendra Bischoff. American Journal of Sociology, 116(4), 2011.
Increasing choice in the market for schools: Recent reforms and their effects on student achievement. Susanna Loeb, Jon Valant, Matthew Kasman. National Tax Journal, 64(1), pp. 141-164. 2011.
The role of teacher quality in retention and hiring: Using applications-to-transfer to uncover preferences of teachers and schools. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Matthew Ronfeldt, James Wyckoff. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30(1), pp. 88-110. 2011.
Measuring the strength of teachers' unions: An empirical application of the partial independence item response approach. Katharine O. Strunk, Sean F. Reardon. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 35(6), pp. 629-670. 2010.
The Effect of Primary School Mergers on Academic Performance of Students in Rural China. Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle, Prashant Loyalka. International Journal of Educational Development, 30(6), pp. 570-585. 2010.
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.
Learning-related behaviors and literacy achievement in elementary school-aged children. Deborah Stipek, Stephen Newton, Amita Chudgar. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25(3), pp. 385-396. 2010.
New thinking about instructional leadership. Susanna Loeb, Eileen Horng. Phi Delta Kappan, 92(3), pp. 66-69. 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.
Principal’s time use and school effectiveness. Susanna Loeb, Eileen Horng, Daniel Klasik. American Journal of Education, 116(4), pp. 491-523. 2010.
How do vouchers work? Evidence from Colombia. Eric P. Bettinger, Michael Kremer, Juan Saavedra. Economic Journal, 2010.
Principal preferences and the uneven distribution of principals across schools. Susanna Loeb, Demetra Kalogrides, Eileen Horng. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 32(2), pp. 205-229. 2010.
Examining teacher turnover: The role of school leadership. Rekha Balu, Tara Beteille, Susanna Loeb. Politique Americaine, Issue 15, pp. 55-79. 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.
Teacher preparation and student achievement. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 31(4), pp. 416-440. 2009.
Assumptions of value‐added models for estimating school effects. Sean F. Reardon, Stephen W. Raudenbush. Education Finance and Policy, 4(4), pp. 492-519. 2009.
Do Countries Paying Teachers Higher Relative Salaries Have Higher Student Mathematics Achievement? Martin Carnoy, Tara Beteille, Iliana Brodziak, Prashant Loyalka, Thomas Luschei. Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M). Report for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), 2009.
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in Higher Education: Does college remediation work? Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Long. Journal of Human Resources, 44(3), pp. 736-771. 2009.
Measures of ordinal segregation. Sean F. Reardon. Research on Economic Inequality, 17, pp. 129‐155. 2009.
The state role in teacher professional development and education throughout teachers. Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller, Katharine O. Strunk. Education Finance and Policy, 4(2), pp. 212-228. 2009.
The Hispanic‐White achievement gap in math and reading in the elementary grades. Sean F. Reardon, Claudia Galindo. American Educational Association Journal, 46(3), pp. 853‐891. 2009.
Motorcycle helmets and traffic safety. Thomas Dee. Journal of Health Economics, 28(2), pp. 398-412. 2009.
Race and space in the 1990s: Changes in the geographic scale of racial residential segregation, 1990‐2000. Sean F. Reardon, Chad R. Farrell, Stephen A. Matthews, David O’Sullivand, Kendra Bischoff, Glenn Firebaugh. Social Science Research, 38(1), pp. 55-70. 2009.
The effect of Catholic schooling on math and reading development in kindergarten through fifth grade. Sean F. Reardon, Jacob E. Cheadle, Joseph P. Robinson. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2(1), pp. 45-87. 2009.
Getting Down to Facts: School Finance and Governance in California. Susanna Loeb, Anthony Bryk, Eric Hanushek. Education Finance and Policy, 3(1), pp. 1-19. 2008.
The state role in teacher compensation. Susanna Loeb, Luke Miller, Katharine O. Strunk. Education Finance and Policy, 4(1), pp. 89-114. 2009.
Surveying the landscape of teacher education in New York city: Constrained variation and the challenge of innovation. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Karen Hammerness, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, Morva McDonald, Michelle Reininger, Matthew Ronfeldt, James Wyckoff. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 30(4), pp. 319-343. 2008.
Effects of aggression on achievement: Does conflict with the teacher make it worse? . Deborah Stipek, Sarah Miles. Child Development, 79(6), pp. 1721-1735. 2008.
Beyond the census tract: Patterns and determinants of racial residential segregation at multiple scales. Barrett A. Lee, Sean F. Reardon, Glenn Firebaugh, Chad R. Farrel, Stephen A. Matthews, David O’Sullivand. American Sociological Review, 73(5), pp. 766‐791. 2008.
The narrowing gap in New York city teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 27(4), pp. 793-818. 2008.
The geographic scale of metropolitan racial segregation. Sean F. Reardon, Stephen A. Matthews, David O’Sullivand, Barrett A. Lee, Glenn Firebaugh, Chad R. Farrell, Kendra Bischoff. Demography, 45(3), pp. 489‐514. 2008.
Forsaking all others? The effects of same-sex partnership laws on risky sex. Thomas Dee. Economic Journal, 118(530), pp. 1055-1078. 2008.

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