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Policy Briefs from 2017

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Evidence for Early Literacy Intervention: The Impacts of Reading Recovery, Abigail Gray, Heather Goldsworthy, Henry May, and Philip Sirinides

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How State Education Agencies Can Support College and Career Ready Standards, Emily Hodge, Serena Salloum, and Susanna Benko

Policy Briefs from 2016

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Pennsylvania School Tax Burden, Gregory J. Collins

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An Inquiry into Pennsylvania's Early Childhood Quality Rating and Improvement System, Philip M Sirinides, John Fantuzzo, Whitney LeBoeuf, Katie Barghaus, and Ryan Fink

Policy Briefs from 2015

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Research Into Tennessee's Achievement School District: Autonomy, Incentives, and Guidance for Providers, Joshua L. Glazer, Diane Massell, and Matthew Malone

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Changing Principals' Leadership through Feedback and Coaching, Peter Goff, Ellen Goldring, J Edward Guthrie, and Leonard Bickman

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State Education Agencies and the Implementation of New Teacher Evaluation Systems, Patrick McGuinn

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Building a Lattice for School Leadership: Lessons From England, Jonathan A. Supovitz

Policy Briefs from 2014

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How State Education Agencies Acquire and Use Research in School Improvement Strategies, Margaret E. Goertz, Diane Massell, and Carol Barnes

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Getting the Best People Into the Toughest Jobs, Allan Odden

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An Urban Myth? New Evidence on Equity, Adequacy, and the Efficiency of Educational Resources in Pennsylvania, Matthew Steinberg and Rand Quinn

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Slowing Entropy: Instructional Policy Design in New York City, 2011-12, Jonathan A. Supovitz

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The Role of the Common Core in the Gubernatorial Elections of 2014, Jonathan A. Supovitz, Bobbi Newman, and Ariel Smith

Policy Briefs from 2013

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How State Education Agencies Acquire and Use Research in School Improvement Strategies, Margaret E. Goertz, Carol Barnes, and Diane Massell

Policy Briefs from 2012

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Measuring School Capacity, Maximizing School Improvement, Jessica K. Beaver and Elliot H. Weinbaum

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Learning From NCLB: School Responses to Accountability Pressure and Student Subgroup Performance, Elliot H Weinbaum, Michael J. Weiss, and Jessica K. Beaver

Policy Briefs from 2011

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The Role of Learning Progressions in Standards-Based Education Reform, Fritz Mosher

Policy Briefs from 2009

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Can Interim Assessments Be Used for Instructional Change, Margaret E. Goertz, Leslie Nabors Olah, and Matthew Riggan

Policy Briefs from 2007

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Teaching Matters: How State and Local Policymakers Can Improve the Quality of Teachers and Teaching, Thomas B. Corcoran

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Teacher Performance Pay: Synthesis of Plans, Research, and Guidelines for Practice, Herbert G. Heneman III, Anthony Milanowski, and Steven Kimball

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A Comparative Study of Teacher Preparation and Qualifications in Six Nations, Richard Ingersoll

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Misdiagnosing the Teacher Quality Problem, Richard Ingersoll

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Redesigning School Finance Systems, Allan Odden

Policy Briefs from 2006

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Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation as a Foundation for Knowledge- and Skill-Based Pay, Herbert G. Heneman III, Anthony Milanowski, Steven Kimball, and Allan Odden

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Scaling Up Instructional Improvement Through Teacher Professional Development: Insights From the Local Systemic Change Initiative, Iris R. Weiss and Joan D. Pasley

Policy Briefs from 2005

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Holding High Hopes: How High Schools Respond to State Accountability Policies, Margaret E. Goertz and Diane Massell

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Strategic Leadership for Education Reform: Lessons From the Statewide Systemic Initiatives Program, Daniel Heck and Iris Weiss

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Standards Deviation: How Schools Misunderstand Education Policy, James P. Spillane

Policy Briefs from 2003

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The Use of Research Evidence in Instructional Improvement, Thomas B. Corcoran

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What Explains Differences in International Performance? TIMSS Researchers Continue to Look for Answers, Deborah Nelson

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Developing Communities of Instructional Practice: Lessons From Cincinnati and Philadelphia, Jonathan A. Supovitz and Jolley Bruce Christman

Policy Briefs from 2002

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A Decade of Charter Schools: From Theory to Practice, Katrina Bulkley and Jennifer Fisher

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The Organization of Schools as an Overlooked Source of Underqualified Teaching, Richard Ingersoll

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Using TIMSS to Inform Policy and Practice at the Local Level, Deborah Nelson

Policy Briefs from 2001

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Assessment and Accountability Across the 50 States, Margaret E. Goertz and Mark Duffy

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A Different Approach to Solving the Teacher Shortage Problem, Richard Ingersoll

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Enhancing Teacher Quality Through Knowledge- and Skills-Based Pay, Allan Odden, Carolyn Kelley, Herbert Heneman, and Anthony Milanowski

Policy Briefs from 2000

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Bridging the K-12/Postsecondary Divide With a Coherent K-16 System, Consortium for Policy Research in Education

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From Research to Practice and Back Again: TIMSS as a Tool for Educational Improvement, Marlies Dunson

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The Motivational Effects of School-Based Performance Awards, Caroline Kelley, Allan Odden, Anthony Milanowski, and Herbert G. Heneman III

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The District Role in Building Capacity: Four Strategies, Diane Massell

Policy Briefs from 1999

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The New Accountability, Susan H. Fuhrman

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The New Accountability, Susan H. Fuhrman

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Contracting as a Mechanism for Managing Education Services, Jane Hannaway

Policy Briefs from 1998

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State Policy and Classroom Performance: Mathematics Reform in California, David Cohen and Heather Hill

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State Policy and Classroom Performance: Mathematics Reform in California, David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

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State and Districts and Comprehensive School Reform, Consortium for Policy Research in Education

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State Strategies for Building Capacity: Addressing the Needs of Standards-Based Reform, Diane Massell

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State Strategies for Building Capacity: Addressing the Needs of Standards-Based Reform, Diane Massell

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Creating School Finance Policies That Facilitate New Goals, Allan Odden

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Creating School Finance Policies That Facilitate New Goals, Allan Odden

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State and Districts and Comprehensive School Reform, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1997

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Persistence and Change: Standards-Based Reform in Nine States, Diane Massell, Michael W. Kirst, and Margaret Hoppe

Persistence and Change: Standards-Based Reform in Nine States, Diane Massell, Michael W. Kirst, and Margaret Hoppe

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First Lessons: Charter Schools as Learning Communities, Priscilla Wohlstetter and Noelle Griffin

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First Lessons: Charter Schools as Learning Communities, Priscilla Wohlstetter and Noelle Griffin

Policy Briefs from 1996

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The Bumpy Road to Education Reform, Margaret E. Goertz, Robert E. Floden, and Jennifer O'Day

Policy Briefs from 1995

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Helping Teachers Teach Well: Transforming Professional Development, Thomas B. Corcoran

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Reinventing Teacher Compensation Systems, Carolyn Kelley and Allan Odden

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Building Capacity for Education Reform, Jennifer O'Day, Margaret E. Goertz, and Robert E. Floden

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Tracking Student Achievement in Science and Math: The Promise of State Assessment Programs, University of Pennsylvania

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Upgrading High School Math: A Look at Three Transition Courses, Paula A. White, Andrew C. Porter, Adam Gamoran, and John Smithson

Policy Briefs from 1994

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Challenges in Systemic Education Reform, Susan H. Fuhrman

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Politics and Systemic Education Reform, Susan H. Fuhrman

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Including School Finance in Systemic Reform Strategies: A Commentary, Allan Odden

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Reform of High School Mathematics and Science and Opportunity to Learn, Andrew C. Porter, Michael W. Kirst, Eric Osthoff, John L. Smithson, and Steven A. Schneider

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Reforming Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education: NSF's State Systemic Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania

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School-Based Management: Promise and Process, Priscilla Wohlstetter and Susan Albers Mohrman

Policy Briefs from 1993

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Developing Content Standards: Creating a Process for Change, University of Pennsylvania

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School-Based Management: Strategies for Success, University of Pennsylvania

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School Finance Reform: The Role of the Courts, University of Pennsylvania

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Teachers' Professional Development and Education Reform, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1992

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Keeping College Affordable: A Proposal From Two Economists, University of Pennsylvania

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New Fiscal Realities in Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania

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Ten Lessons About Regulation and Schooling, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1991

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Equality in Education: Progress, Problems and Possibilities, University of Pennsylvania

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Putting the Pieces Together: Systems for School Reform, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1990

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Decentralization and Policy Design, University of Pennsylvania

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Repeating Grades in School: Current Practice and Research Evidence, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1989

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The Effects of High School Organization on Dropping Out, Anthony S. Bryk and Yeow Meng Thum

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Graduating From High School: New Standards in the States, University of Pennsylvania

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State Education Reform in the 1980s, University of Pennsylvania

Policy Briefs from 1987

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Programs for Young Children: State Policy Options, University of Pennsylvania