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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.

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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.

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  • Philip Gleason
    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.

  • Matthew Johnson
    Associate Director

    Matthew Johnson’s work focuses on education policy and measures of educator effectiveness, including teacher and school value-added models. His research interests include federal student aid and students’ borrowing decisions.

  • Cecilia Speroni
    Senior Researcher

    Cecilia Speroni examines issues in education policy, including teacher and principal effectiveness; the use of data in education decision-making; and fostering student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.