Publications
Publications

Reports

Reports

Inequality Matters: Framing a Strategic Inequality Research Agenda. Prudence L. Carter, Sean F. Reardon. The William T. Grant Foundation, 2014.
How Can Value-Added Measures Be Used for Teacher Improvement? Susanna Loeb. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2013.
Residential Segregation by Income, 1970-2009. Kendra Bischoff, Sean F. Reardon. US2010 Project, 2013.
Can a District-Level Teacher Salary Incentive Policy Improve Teacher Recruitment and Retention? Heather Hough, Susanna Loeb. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2013.
What do we know about the use of value-added measures for principal evaluation? Susanna Loeb, Jason Grissom. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2013.
SFUSD Survey Report I: Teacher Evaluation. Center for Education Policy Analysis. Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University, 2013.
SFUSD Survey Report II: Teacher Hiring. Center for Education Policy Analysis. Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University, 2013.
SFUSD Survey Report III: Career Pathways for Principals and Assistant Principals. Center for Education Policy Analysis. Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University, 2013.
SFUSD 2013 Survey Brief. Center for Education Policy Analysis. Center for Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University, 2013.
The Common Core Meets State Policy: This Changes Almost Everything. Michael W. Kirst. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2013.
How stable are value-added estimates across years, subjects, and student groups? Susanna Loeb, Christopher Candelaria. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2012.
The Quality Teacher and Education Act: Second Year Report. Heather J. Hough, Susanna Loeb, David Plank. 2012.
Transitional Kindergarten has real value, don’t give it up. Deborah Stipek. San Jose Mercury News, 2012.
Three Ideas for Broad-Access Higher Education. Mitchell L. Stevens, Kristopher Proctor, Daniel Klasik, Rachel Baker. A report on the conference, “Mapping Broad-Access Higher Education”, Stanford University, 1-2 December 2011, 2011.
Education Is not a race. Deborah Stipek. Science, 332 (6037): 1481, 2011.
Broad-Access Higher Education: A Research Framework for a New Era. Michael W. Kirst, Mitchell L. Stevens, Kristopher Proctor. A report on the conference, “Reform and Innovation in the Changing Ecology of U.S. Higher Education: Inaugural Strategy Session”, Stanford University, 2-3 December 2010, 2010.
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.
Leaders for California’s schools. Susanna Loeb, Jon Valant. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2009.
The Quality Teacher and Education Act in San Francisco: Lessons Learned. Heather J. Hough. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2009.
The development of a teacher salary parcel tax: The quality teacher and education act in San Francisco. Susanna Loeb, Heather J. Hough. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2009.
Linda Darling-Hammond is an educator for reform. Deborah Stipek. San Francisco Chronicle, 2008.
Teacher quality: Improving teacher quality and distribution. Susanna Loeb. National Academy of Education Policy White Paper Series, 2008.
Funding student learning: How to align education resources with student learning goals. Susanna Loeb. School Finance Redesign Project, Center on Reinventing Public Education: University of Washington, 2008.
California's teachers. Marsha Ing, Susanna Loeb. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2008.
Open access responds to public’s hunger for knowledge. John Willinsky, Deborah Stipek. San Jose Mercury News, 2008.
Learning what works: Continuous improvement in California's education system. Susanna Loeb, David Plank. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2008.
Investment in public education for state’s students pays off. Deborah Stipek. San Jose Mercury News, 2008.
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.
Building an information system to support continuous improvement in California public schools. Susanna Loeb, Tara Beteille, Maria Perez. Policy Analysis for California Education, 2008.
District dollars: Painting a picture of revenues and expenditures in California’s school districts. Susanna Loeb, Jason Grissom, Katharine O. Strunk. Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University, 2007.
California principals’ resources: Acquisition, deployment, and barriers. Bruce Fuller, Susanna Loeb, Nicole Arshan, Allison Chen, Susanna Yi. Getting Down to Facts Project: Stanford University, 2007.
The effects of school size on parental involvement and social capital: Evidence from the ELS: 2002. Thomas Dee, Wei Ha, Brian A. Jacob. Brookings Papers on Education Policy 2006/2007, Brookings Institution Press, pp. 77-97. 2007.
Evaluating the "Crazy Quilt": Educational Governance in California. Dominic Brewer, Joanna Smith. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Leadership Development in California. Linda Darling-Hammond, Stelios Orphanos. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Successful California Schools in the Context of Educational Adequacy. María Pérez, Tom Parrish, Priyanka Anand, Cecilia Speroni, Phil Esra, Miguel Socias, Paul Gubbins. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Efficiency and Adequacy in California School Finance: A Professional Judgment Approach. Jay Chambers, Jesse Levin, Danielle DeLancey. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Financing K-12 Education in California: A System Overview. Thomas Timar. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Considering Special Education Adequacy in California. Jenifer J. Harr, Tom Parrish, Jay Chambers, Jesse Levin, Maria Segarra. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
The Evolution of California’s State School Finance System and Implications from Other States. Michael Kirst, Margaret Goertz, Allan Odden. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Resource Needs for California’s English Learners. Patricia Gándara, Russell W. Rumberger. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Understanding the Incentives in California’s Education Finance System. William Duncombe, John Yinger. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Financing School Facilities in California. Eric J. Brunner. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
Charter Schools in California: A Review of their Autonomy and Resources Allocation Practices. María Pérez, Priyanka Anand, Cecilia Speroni, Tom Parrish, Phil Esra, Miguel Socías, Paul Gubbins. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
School District Financial Management: Personnel Policies, and Practices. Mary Perry, Isabel Oregón, Trish Williams, Robert Miyashiro, Ron Bennett, Janelle Kubinec, Laurel Groff, Philip Wong, Ron Bennett. Getting Down to Facts, 2007.
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.
The why chromosome: How a teacher's gender affects boys and girls. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 6(4), pp. 68-75. 2006.
Statewide preschool would help all, not just the poor. Deborah Stipek. San Jose Mercury News, pp. 4P. 2006.
Federal financial support for adequacy and equity in school finance. Susanna Loeb, Michael Dannenberg. Prepared for the Rethinking Rodriguez Conference, University of California, Berkeley, 2006.
Dollars and sense. Thomas Dee, Benjamin J. Keys. Education Next, 5(1), pp. 60-67. 2005.
Improving Science Achievement: The Role of Teacher Workforce Policies. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. 2005.
The culture of college pressure. Deborah Stipek, R. Mamlet. San Jose Mercury News, pp. 5P. 2005.
Unanswered questions. Thomas Dee. The Baltimore Sun, pp. 11A. 2004.
In praise of good teachers. Deborah Stipek. San Francisco Chronicle, 2004.
The race connection. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 4(2), pp. 53-59. 2004.
Public policy and teacher labor markets: What we know and why it matters. Susanna Loeb, Michelle Reininger. The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University, 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.
“Science is cool” – for girls, too. S. Ride, Deborah Stipek. San Jose Mercury News, pp. 7c. 2003.
Learning to earn. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 3(3), pp. 65-70. 2003.
When testing trumps learning: AP courses have come to be misused. Deborah Stipek. Los Angeles Times, pp. B15. 2002.
New lives for poor families: Mothers and young children move through welfare reform. Bruce Fuller, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Susanna Loeb. The Growing Up in Poverty Wave 2 Findings: California, Connecticut, and Florida, 2002.
Teacher compensation. Susanna Loeb. TIAA-CREF Investment Forum, 2002.
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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