Brian Jacob

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Link to:Brian Jacob honored as a Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor
Apr 23, 2019
Brian Jacob, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy at the Ford School, Co-Director of the Education Policy[...]
Link to:Professor Brian Jacob weighs in on proposals for Grosse Pointe public schools
Apr 12, 2019
For more than a decade, enrollment in Grosse Pointe public schools has been on the decline. As a result, most school[...]
Link to:More harm than good? Professor Brian Jacob criticizes the continued turnover of accountability systems for Michigan schools
Jan 18, 2019
During the waning days of 2018, a lame-duck session of the Michigan legislature voted to implement a new letter-grade[...]
Link to:New collaboration supports education research between U-M, MSU and state of Michigan
Nov 28, 2018
The launch of a new research collaboration and a data center at the University of Michigan marks the start of a unique[...]
Link to:Professor Brian Jacob says Michigan student-teacher ratio is higher than reported estimations
Sep 28, 2018
As education in Michigan falls under ever greater scrutiny, one glaring issue seems to stand out: the state’s lopsided[...]

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Oct
23
EPI Speaker Series
Key education leaders will offer their perspective and analysis on the evolving education landscape in Detroit, including the establishment of the Education Achievement Authority in 2012, the surge of charter school enrollment, and the influence of nonprofits in the education sector. Panelists include Daniel Varner, Chief Executive Officer of Excellent Schools Detroit and a member of Michigan's State Board of Education, Tom Willis, Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Charter Schools in Detroit, and Veronica Conforme, Interim Chancellor of the Education Achievement Authority. Brian Jacob, co-director of the Education Policy Initiative, will moderate.
2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Apr
02
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)
About CIERS The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using various research methodologies. This seminar provides a space for doctoral students and faculty from the School of Education, Ford School of Public Policy, and the Departments of Economics, Sociology, Statistics, and Political Science to discuss current research and receive feedback on works-in-progress.
2014 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Oct
25
The opening plenary session will take place on Thursday, October 24 and feature a Policy Talks @ the Ford School lecture with Roberto Rodríguez , special assistant to the president for education policy. Click here to read more about the plenary session with Roberto Rodríguez. About the conference: This topic has received extensive popular media coverage, but there has been a paucity of rigorous research, and what little there is has been isolated. The goal of the conference is twofold.
2013 - 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
Sep
18
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)
About CIERS The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using various research methodologies. This seminar provides a space for doctoral students and faculty from the School of Education, Ford School of Public Policy, and the Departments of Economics, Sociology, Statistics, and Political Science to discuss current research and receive feedback on works-in-progress.
2013 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Mar
19
CLOSUP Lecture Series
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Free and open to the public. Auditorium doors will open at 3:30 PM on March 19. This event will be live web-streamed; a link to the web-stream will be posted here on the day of the event at least 30 minutes prior to the start time.
2012 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy; Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics; Professor of Education
Email:
bajacob@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6994

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