In recent years, charitable foundations have taken an interest in national education initiatives and issues in unprecedented ways, transforming the educational policy landscape. For example, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Eli and Edith Broad Foundation have exerted influence on national education policy decisions by offering substantial funding and research-based evidence to organizations… Read More »
Many home buyers use information about school quality to make decisions about where to live. In the past, school test score data has been shown to influence consumers to purchase homes in high-achieving school districts, thus driving up housing values. However, new measures of school and teacher quality such as value-added are also publicly available… Read More »
As they have throughout their history, schools continue to struggle to achieve equity and excellence for students of color. Qualitative research by Michigan State University Associate Professor Terah Venzant Chambers and Washington State University Assistant Professor Kristin Shawn Huggins examines the social interactions of students of color with their teachers, administrators and classmates at high… Read More »
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