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Meet our new faculty: Christina Weiland

Aug 17, 2020
Christina Weiland, is well-known in the Ford School community, as she has been co-leading the University of Michigan’s Predoctoral Training and Postdoctoral Training Programs in Causal Inference in Education Policy Research and the Education Policy...

Susan Dynarski in New York Times on the recent FAFSA fumble

Mar 13, 2017
Susan Dynarski’s recent article, "A fumble on a key FAFSA tool, and a failure to communicate," was published by The New York Times earlier today. The piece takes a critical look at the IRS shutdown of the FAFSA's data retrieval tool earlier this...
State & Hill

The Power of Policy

Dec 17, 2014
Public policy is a principled guide to action, designed to lead to the greater good. As we celebrate our centennial as America’s first graduate-level training program in public administration, we take a moment to reflect on the powerful role policy...

The Atlantic cites Jacob's teacher tenure study

Jun 12, 2014
As a California judge rules that the state's teacher tenure system is disproportionately harmful to children from low-income families, Dana Goldstein explores the origins and impacts of the state's teacher tenure system—both positive and...

Our World Needs Pioneers

Nov 1, 2013
A single gift can make a difference, and gifts to the Ford School yield impressive returns.The Annenberg Professorship, established to honor the life and legacy of President Ford, enabled the Ford School to attract and retain Brian Jacob, a rising...

Ford School expands scope of education policy research

Oct 19, 2011
Over the past year, significant new research and post-doctoral training grants added to the already active slate of education policy initiatives underway at the Ford School.In May, Susan M. Dynarski and Brian A. Jacob received a $250,000 grant from...

Bringing the Actual Science of Reading to Policy and Practice

Nov 19, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm EST
Come learn from four stakeholders renowned for their experience and expertise in improving children's literacy; two professors of education, an education reporter, and the head of one of Michigan's school administrator associations.
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Presentations at AEFP's 41st Annual Conference

Mar 17, 2016, 8:00 am EDT
Denver, Colorado
Please join us as EPI researchers and affiliated researchers present 23 papers at AEFP’s 41st annual conference in Denver, Colorado. The presentations highlight EPI’s ongoing work in education policy research, from early education through the labor market.
Ford School

Conference on Student Loans

Oct 25, 2013, 9:00 am-5:15 pm EDT
Michigan Union, Anderson Room
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.
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