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.
Melissa Clark specializes in the design and implementation of rigorous impact evaluations, with a focus on education policy.
Director of Learning and Strategy
Alexandra Resch's research interests lie in teacher evaluation, value-added methods, and program impact evaluation methodology.
Director Human Services Systems & Technology
Mary Grider is an expert in the development of comprehensive data systems to support education research, programs, and policies.