Stanford CEPA Fall 2016 Newsletter
Stanford CEPA - Fall 2016   

New Working Papers

Mobile Phones, Civic Engagement, and School Performance in Pakistan. Minahil Asim, Thomas Dee. 2016

Race and Stratification in College Enrollment over Time. Rachel Baker, Daniel Klasik, Sean F. Reardon. 2016

The Long Run Impacts of Merit Aid: Evidence from California's Cal Grant. Eric Bettinger, Oded Gurantz, Laura Kawano, Bruce Sacerdote. 2016

Pay by Design: Teacher Performance Pay Design and the Distribution of Student Achievement. Prashant Loyalka, Sean Sylvia, Chengfang Liu, James Chu, Yaojiang Shi. 2016


Get to Know Us

2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference
Come and see us discuss/participate/present at 2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference on November 3-5, 2016 at Washington Hilton, Washington, DC.

Meet our new PhD students
Our new cohort brings with them a range of experiences including teaching high school math and science from San Jose to Milwaukee, working as a research fellow and analyst at the American Institute for Research and Harvard Kennedy School. Learn more about all of our graduate students here.

Meet our 2016-17 Job Market Candidates
Sarah Bardack, Susana Claro, Chris Doss, Oded Gurantz, Luana Marotta, Jane Rochmes


Award: Congratulations to Edward Haertel as recipient of the E.L. Thorndike Career Achievement Award. The award is given each year by The American Psychological Association to living recipients for their substantial contributions to educational psychology.

Award: Congratulations to Sade Bonilla for APPAM Equity and Inclusion Fellowship. She\'ll be honored at 2016 Fall Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management conference

Grant: Sean Reardon and colleagues receive $4.9 million from The Spencer Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation to examine Common Core.

Our Research in the News

Education Week. School Leadership and Teacher Collaboration. Susanna Loeb

The Atlantic. Hillary Clinton Answers 10 Questions on Early Education. sean reardon

Stanford Graduate School of Business. When Students Teach Students, the Benefits Compound. Eric Bettinger

Education Next. How Should States Design Their Accountability Systems?. Michael Kirst, Heather Hough


Upcoming Events



2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference
Washington, DC


AMERICA UNEQUAL: Taking on Economic Inequality and Race
7:00pm - 8:45pm, NVIDIA Auditorium, Stanford University


Katharine Strunk, Associate Professor of Education and Policy at the University of Southern California
3:30pm - 5:00pm, CERAS Learning Hall, Stanford University

IES Postdoctoral Fellowship

We seek a fellow with interests in developing and applying their skills in rigorous quantitative education policy analysis and a substantive interest in one or more of three overlapping education policy areas: 1) policies to improve educational outcomes for low‐income and low‐performing students; 2) policies and practices affecting English Language learners; and/or 3) policies and practices to improve postsecondary access and outcomes. Click here to apply