by Dennis J. Barr, Beth Boulay, Robert L. Selman, Rachel McCormick, Ethan Lowenstein, Beth Gamse, Melinda Fine & M. Brielle Leonard
This article reports on a randomized controlled experiment examining the impact of a professional development intervention that helps teachers foster students’ historical thinking skills, social and ethical reflection, and civic learning.
by Elizabeth Glennie, Kara Bonneau, Michelle vanDellen & Kenneth A. Dodge
This article examines the relation between school-level academic performance and dropout rates under North Carolina’s accountability system. Using data on every public school student in the state over an 8-year period, we examine (1) the relation between changes in academic performance and the subsequent dropout rate, and (2) the relation between changes in the dropout rate and subsequent performance.
This week, Professor Daniel Liou discusses his co-authored paper, Asian American Educational Attainment and Earning Power in Post-Racial America. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by M. Felicity Rogers-Chapman
In this era of big data analysis, there is a push to understand education on a large-scale, yet existing datasets provide only a blurry picture of students and schools. This commentary argues that there is a need to develop twenty-first century tools that can fully capture the nuanced population that constitutes the educational landscape of the United States.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2014.