Publications
Publications

Student Success

Books: Books, Chapters, Reviews

Patterns and Trends in Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Academic Achievement Gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Joseph P. Robinson, Ericka S. Weathers. In H. A. Ladd & E. B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy (Second ed.), Lawrence Erlbaum, Forthcoming.
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations. Sean F. Reardon. In R. Murnane & G. Duncan (Eds.), Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality and the Uncertain Life Chances of Low-Income Children, New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2011.
Classroom practices and children’s motivation to learn. Deborah Stipek. In E. Zigler, S., W. S. Gilliam, & S. Barnett (Eds.), The pre-K debates: Current controversies & issues, Baltimore, Maryland: Paul H. Brookes Publishing, pp. 98-103. 2011.
Motivation to learn. Deborah Stipek. In H. Weiss, H. Kreider, M. Lopez & C. Chatman-Nelson (Eds.), Preparing educators to engage families (2nd edition), Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, pp. 2-7. 2010.
Patterns and trends in racial/ethnic and socioeconomic academic achievement gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Joseph P. Robinson. In H. A. Ladd & E. B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007.
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.
Early childhood and the achievement gap. Susanna Loeb, Daphna Bassok. In H.F. Ladd & E.B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Routledge Press, pp. 517-534. 2007.
Race, SES and achievement gaps. Susanna Loeb. Section Editor In H.F. Ladd & E.B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Routledge Press, pp. 499-518. 2007.
The effects of educational vouchers on student over-confidence. Eric P. Bettinger, Robert Slonim. In G. Harrison (Ed.), Field Experiments in Economics, Elsevier Press, 2005.
Children as unwitting agents in their developmental pathways. Deborah Stipek. In Cooper, C., Garcia Coll, C., Bartko, W., Davis, H., & Chatman, C. (Eds.), Developmental Pathways through Middle Childhood: Rethinking Context and Diversity as Resources, Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, pp. 99-120. 2005.
Comment on "Peer Effects in Higher Education" by G. Winston and D. Zimmermann. Thomas Dee. In C. Hoxby (Ed), College Decisions: How Students Make Them and How They Could, University of Chicago Press, pp. 421-423. 2004.
Engaging schools: Fostering high school students’ motivation to learn. Deborah Stipek. Washington DC: National Academies Press, 2004.
Motivating students by teaching for understanding. Elham Kazemi, Deborah Stipek. In J. Sowder & B. Schappelle (Eds.), Lessons learned from research, Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, pp. 17-22. 2002.
Motivation to learn: From theory to practice (4th edition). Deborah Stipek. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 272 pages. 2002.
Teacher quality: Its enhancement and potential for improving pupil achievement. Susanna Loeb. In D. H. Monk, H. J. Walberg & M. C. Wang (Eds.), Improving Educational Productivity, Greenich, CT: Information Age Publishing Inc, pp. 99-114. 2001.
Classroom context effects on young children’s motivation. Deborah Stipek. In F. Salili, C. Chiu, & Y. Hong (Eds.), Student motivation: The culture and context of learning, pp. 273-292. 2001.
Motivated minds: Raising children who love learning. Deborah Stipek, Kathy Seal. New York: Henry Holt, 2001.
What have we learned? Arthur Bohart, Deborah Stipek. In A. Bohart & D. Stipek (Eds.), Constructive and destructive behavior: Implications for family, school, and society, Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 367-397. 2001.
Pathways to constructive behavior: Importance of academic achievement in the early elementary gradesIn A. Bohart & D. Stipek (Eds.), Constructive and destructive behavior: Implications for family, school, and society, Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 291-315. 2001.
Constructive and destructive behavior: Implications for family, school, and society. Arthur Bohart, Deborah Stipek. Washington DC: American Psychological Association, 2001.
Motivation to learn: From theory to practice (3rd edition). Deborah Stipek. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1998.
Motivation and instruction. Deborah Stipek. In D. Berliner & R. Calfee (Eds.), Handbook of educational psychology, Macmillan: New York, pp. 85-113. 1996.
Access to excellence through new forms of student assessment. Dennis P. Wolf, Sean F. Reardon. In D.P. Wolf & J.B. Baron (Eds.), Performance‐based student assessment: Challenges and possibilities. Ninety‐fifth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part I, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Editor, Special Issue on Equity in Educational Assessment. Sean F. Reardon. Harvard Educational Review, 64(1), 1994.
Motivation to learn: From theory to practice (2nd edition). Deborah Stipek. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 292 pages. 1993.
The child at school. Deborah Stipek. In M. Bornstein & M. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental psychology: An advanced textbook (3rd edition), Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1992.

Working Papers

Home with Mom: The effects of stay-at-home parents on children's long-run educational outcomes. Eric P. Bettinger, Torbjørn Hægeland, Mari Rege. Statistics Norway, Research Department, 2014.
Patterns and Trends in Racial Academic Achievement Gaps Among States, 1999-2011. Sean F. Reardon, Rachel A. Valentino, Demetra Kalogrides, Kenneth A. Shores, Erica H. Greenberg. 2013.
Left Behind? The Effect of No Child Left Behind on Academic Achievement Gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Erica H. Greenberg, Demetra Kalogrides, Kenneth A. Shores, Rachel A. Valentino. 2013.
Who leaves? Teacher attrition and student achievement. Donald Boyd, Pamela Grossman, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. 2007.

Journal Articles

Stereotype threat and the student-athlete. Thomas Dee. Economic Inquiry, 52(1), pp. 173-182. 2014.
More or better student teaching? Matthew Ronfeldt, Michelle Reininger. Teaching and Teacher Education, Forthcoming.
"Academic Redshirting" in Kindergarten Prevalence, Patterns, and Implications. Daphna Bassok, Sean F. Reardon. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2013.
The Widening Income Achievement Gap. Sean F. Reardon. Educational Leadership, 70(8), pp. 10-16. 2013.
How teacher turnover harms student achievement. Matthew Ronfeldt, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. American Educational Research Journal, 50(1), pp. 4-36. 2013.
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.
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor. Sean Reardon. Community Investments: Summer 2012, 24(2), pp. 19-39. 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.
Conditional cash penalties in education: Evidence from the Learnfare experiment. Thomas Dee. Economics of Education Review, 30(5), pp. 924-937. 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.
The Non-cognitive Returns to Class Size. Thomas Dee, Martin R. West. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 33(1), pp. 23-46. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Out-of-field teaching and student achievement: Evidence from 'Matched-Pairs' comparisons. Thomas Dee, Sarah Cohodes. Public Finance Review, 36(1), pp. 7-32. 2008.
Patterns of Hispanic students' math skill proficiency in the early elementary grades. Sean F. Reardon, Claudia Galindo. Journal of Latinos and Education, 6(3), pp. 229-252. 2007.
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement. Thomas Dee. Journal of Human Resources, 42(3), pp. 528-554. 2007.
Patience in children: Evidence from experimental economics. Eric P. Bettinger, Robert Slonim. Journal of Public Economics, 91(1-2), pp. 343-363. 2007.
The effects of Catholic schooling on civic participation. Thomas Dee. International Tax and Public Finance, 12(5), pp. 605-625. 2005.
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity or gender matter? Thomas Dee. American Economic Review, 95(2), pp. 158-165. 2005.
The effect of charter schools on charter students and public schools. Eric P. Bettinger. Economics of Education Review, 24(2), pp. 133-147. 2005.
The emergence of gender difference in children’s perceptions of their academic competence. Jennifer Herbert, Deborah Stipek. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26(3), pp. 276–295. 2005.
Teaching practices in kindergarten and first grade: Different strokes for different folks. Deborah Stipek. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(4), pp. 548-568. 2004.
Are there civic returns to education? Thomas Dee. Journal of Public Economics, 88(9), pp. 1697-1720. 2004.
Teachers, race and student achievement in a randomized experiment. Thomas Dee. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 86(1), pp. 195-210. 2004.
Teen drinking and educational attainment: Evidence from Two-Sample Instrumental Variables (TSIV) estimates. Thomas Dee, William N. Evans. Journal of Labor Economics, 21(1), pp. 178-209. 2003.
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.
Young children’s attitudes toward school: Causes and consequences. T. Valeski, Deborah Stipek. Child Development, 72, pp. 1198-1213. 2001.
Promoting conceptual thinking in four upper-elementary mathematics classrooms. Elham Kazemi, Deborah Stipek. Elementary School Journal, 102, pp. 59-80. 2001.
Academic Achievement and Social Behaviors Associated with Age of Entry into Kindergarten. Deborah Stipek, Patricia Byler. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22(2), pp. 175-189. 2001.
In the eyes of the beholder: How students and teachers judge students’ motivation in mathematics. Karen Givvin, Deborah Stipek, Julie M. Salmon, Valanne L. MacGyvers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 17(3), pp. 321-331. 2001.
School size in Chicago elementary schools: Effects on teachers’ attitudes and students’ achievement. Valerie E. Lee, Susanna Loeb. American Education Research Journal, 37(1), pp. 3-31. 2000.
The complementarity of teen smoking and drinking. Thomas Dee. Journal of Health Economics, 18(6), pp. 767-773. 1999.
Who loses HOPE? Attrition from Georgia's College Scholarship Program. Thomas Dee, Linda Jackson. Southern Economic Journal, 66(2), pp. 379-390. 1999.
Life Lessons: An embedded classroom approach to preventing high-risk behavior among preadolescents. Deborah Stipek, Ann de la Sota, Laura Weishaupt. Elementary School Journal, 99(5), pp. 433-451. 1999.
The value (and convergence) of practices suggested by motivation researchers and mathematics education reformers. Deborah Stipek, Julie M. Salmon, Karen B. Givvin, Elham Kazemi, Geoffrey Saxe, Valanne L. MacGyvers. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 29(4), pp. 465-488. 1998.
Centralization of school finance in Michigan. Paul N. Courant, Susanna Loeb. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 16(1), pp. 114-136. 1997.
The effect of measured school inputs on academic achievement: Evidence from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s birth cohorts. Susanna Loeb, John Bound. Review of Economics and Statistics, 78(4), pp. 653-664. 1996.
Children’s beliefs about intelligence and school performance. Deborah Stipek, Heidi Gralinski. Journal of Educational Psychology, 88(3), pp. 397-407. 1996.
Effects of different instructional approaches on young children's achievement and motivation. Deborah Stipek, Rachelle Feiler, Denise Daniels, Sharon Milburn. Child Development, 66(1), pp. 209-223. 1995.
Children’s use of dispositions to predict classmates' behavior. Kristin Droege, Deborah Stipek. Developmental Psychology, 29(4), pp. 646-654. 1993.
Motivating Underachievers. Deborah Stipek. Learning, 21(8), pp. 32-33. 1993.
Pride and mastery in children with autism. Connie Kasari, Marian D. Sigman, Pat Baumgartner, Deborah Stipek. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry & Allied Disciplines, 34(3), pp. 353-362. 1993.
Help your child succeed in school. Deborah Stipek. Parents' Magazine, November, pp. 130-134. 1991.
Gender differences in children's achievement-related beliefs and emotional responses to success and failure in mathematics. Deborah Stipek, Heidi Gralinski. Journal of Educational Psychology, 83(3), pp. 361-371. 1991.
Explaining within semester changes in student effort in junior high school and senior high school courses. Douglas Mac Iver, Deborah Stipek, Denise H. Daniels . Journal of Educational Psychology, 83(2), pp. 201-211. 1991.
Self-concept development in the toddler years. Deborah Stipek, Heidi Gralinski, Claire B. Kopp. Developmental Psychology, 26, pp. 972-977. 1990.
Children's use of dispositional attributions in predicting the performance and behavior of classmates. Deborah Stipek, Denise H. Daniels. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 11(1), pp. 13-28. 1990.
The stability of students’ achievement-related thoughts and school performance from one grade to the next. Terrence Mason, Deborah Stipek. Elementary School Journal, 90(1), pp. 57-67. 1989.
Learned helplessness in task-orienting versus performance-orienting testing conditions. Deborah Stipek, Patricia Kowalski. Journal of Educational Psychology, 81(3), pp. 384-391. 1989.
Developmental change in children's assessment of intellectual competence. Deborah Stipek, Douglas Mac Iver. Child Development, 60(3), pp. 521-538. 1989.
Testing some attribution-emotion relations in the People's Republic of China. Deborah Stipek, Bernard Werner, Kexing Li. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 56(1), pp. 109-116. 1989.

Reports

How Can Value-Added Measures Be Used for Teacher Improvement? Susanna Loeb. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2013.
What do we know about the use of value-added measures for principal evaluation? Susanna Loeb, Jason Grissom. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2013.
How stable are value-added estimates across years, subjects, and student groups? Susanna Loeb, Christopher Candelaria. The Carnegie Knowledge Network, 2012.
The why chromosome: How a teacher's gender affects boys and girls. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 6(4), pp. 68-75. 2006.
Unanswered questions. Thomas Dee. The Baltimore Sun, pp. 11A. 2004.
The race connection. Thomas Dee. Education Next, 4(2), pp. 53-59. 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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