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A high-quality education is critical to the future of our nation's children and our country's economic success, but many lack access to effective teachers and schools. Mathematica studies public and private efforts to improve the quality of education and competitiveness of our workforce. Our work helps advance the science of education research and further discourse about education reform.
Assessing the Long-Term Impacts of KIPP Middle Schools on College Enrollment and Persistence
This long-term randomized controlled trial followed students who applied to enter KIPP middle schools in 2008 and 2009, and measured their outcomes in college.
A Research Synthesis of the Role of Assistant Principals and Pathways to the Principalship
The Wallace Foundation commissioned three literature syntheses on topics related to school leadership. Mathematica is working with Vanderbilt University on a synthesis focused on the topic of assistant principals (APs). The synthesis aims to address two key questions.
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.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Teaching Residency Programs: A Multisite Look at a New Model to Prepare Teachers for High-Need Schools
- Does Student Attrition Explain KIPP's Success?
- School Reform
- Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
- Human Services