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Identifying effective school reform strategies and understanding why they work is vitally important as federal, state, and local authorities decide how to invest limited resources. We evaluate the highest profile efforts to change our nation's education system and provide clear, reliable information to inform decision making.
Evaluation of the School District of Philadelphia’s Renaissance Initiative and Turnaround Network
The School District of Philadelphia has embarked on a multiyear effort to improve the outcomes of students in low-performing schools.
Evaluation of the Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround Strategy
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) implements several key programs as part of a Turnaround Strategy to transform its lowest-performing schools and increase students’ achievement.
Brian Gill studies K–12 education policy, including charter schools, educator effectiveness, and the implementation and impacts of high-stakes testing and other accountability regimes.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Changes in HBCU Financial Aid and Student Enrollment After the Tightening of PLUS Credit Standards
- The Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround Strategy After One Year: High Impact Tutoring and the Purpose Built Schools Partnership
- School Choice and Charters
- School Reform
- Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
- Human Services