Stanford CEPA Spring 2017



Michael Kirst, recipient of the AERA Distinguished Public Service Award and the James A. Kelly Award.

Susanna Loeb, recipient of the AEFP Outstanding Service Award.

Prashant Loyalka, Jing Liu, and Xavier Monroe, recipients of Technology for Equity in Learning Opportunities (TELOS) Grantees.

sean reardon, elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow recipient.

Tamara Gilkes, recipient of the DARE Doctoral Fellowship.

Jing Liu, recipient of the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship.

New Working Papers

The Effects of School Reform Under NCLB Waivers: Evidence from Focus Schools in Kentucky. Sade Bonilla and Thomas Dee. 2017

Supporting Parenting through Differentiated and Personalized Text-Messaging: Testing Effects on Learning During Kindergarten. Christopher Doss, Erin Fahle, Susanna Loeb, and Ben York. 2017

School Performance, Accountability and Waiver Reforms: Evidence from Louisiana. Thomas Dee and Elise Dizon-Ross. 2017

The Global Increase in the Socioeconomic Achievement Gap, 1964-2015. Anna Chmielewski. 2017


Recent Publications

Independent and Compensatory Contributions of Executive Functions and Challenge Preference for Students’ Adaptive Classroom Behaviors. Jenna Finch and Jelena Obradović. 2017

The Implications of Reduced Testing for Teacher Accountability. Jessica Alzen, Erin Fahle, and Ben Domingue. 2017

Descriptive Analysis in Education: A Guide for Researchers. Susanna Loeb, Susan Dynarski, Daniel McFarland, Pamela Morris, sean reardon, and Sarah Reber. 2017

A Continuous Measure of the Joint Distribution of Race and Income Among Neighborhoods. sean reardon, Joseph Townsend, and Lindsay Fox. 2017

Understanding and Addressing Teacher Shortages in the United States. Thomas Dee and Dan Goldhaber. 2017

Human Capital and China’s Future Growth. Hongbin Li, Prashant Loyalka, Scott Rozelle, and Binzhen Wu. 2017


Our Research in the News

New York Times. How to Help More College Students Graduate. Eric Bettinger and Rachel Baker

Education Week. There Are No Quick Fixes for Teacher Shortage, Report Warns. Thomas Dee

Family Action Network. Income, Race, Gender, and Educational Opportunity: A Data Portrait of Evanston and America. sean reardon

Education Week. Early-Education Research: Transitional-Kindergarten Evaluation in San Francisco. Christopher Doss



Congratulations to sean reardon for receiving a new grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Tracking the Achievement Gap in Schools: Expanding the Stanford Education Data Archive.

Congratulations to the class of 2017 PhDs: Sarah Bardack, Shannon Brady, Lindsay Brown, Susana Claro, Christopher Doss, Elisa Garcia, Oded Gurantz, Jamie Johnston, Luana Marotta, and Ben Shear.

Congratulations to Jelena Obradović on her promotion to Associate Professor.

Ben Domingue and Jelena Obradović join the Stanford CEPA Steering Committee.

Stanford CEPA welcomes recent visiting scholars to the Farm: Li Feng, Su Jin Jez.

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