As the Director of the Collaborative for Student Growth at NWEA, I spend the majority of my time managing a team of researchers and a portfolio of research projects. On this page, I describe the goals of the research in which I play a leading role. For more information about research across the Collaborative, please visit our website.
The unifying goal of my research is to help policy-makers and educators make informed decisions about the design and implementation of educational policies and programs. My research focuses on better understanding determinants of persistent educational inequities and inequalities, as well as evaluating policies and programs aimed at mitigating these inequities and inequalities. Examples of current programs of work include: