The world of education is becoming inundated with data, and the growing use of technology in schools has made it even easier to collect and report data continuously.
Does high-stakes evaluation scare teachers away? And if so, which teachers? Does this help or harm students? High-stakes evaluation does affect who comes into the classroom and who stays there, and research indicates that this flux may actually be good for students.
Senior Fellow; Associate Director of Human Services Research
Philip Gleason is an expert in evaluation design with extensive experience directing studies of education initiatives and federal nutrition programs.
Melissa Clark specializes in the design and implementation of rigorous impact evaluations, with a focus on education policy.
Stephen Lipscomb has 10 years of experience designing and conducting studies to improve outcomes for children in public schools. Much of his expertise and interests relate to special education, research partnerships, and educator effectiveness.