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EPI, Excellent Schools Detroit release K-12 scorecard

Jun 29, 2015
The 2015 Excellent Schools Detroit (ESD) K-12 Scorecard — which the Ford School’s Education Policy Initiative (EPI) helped develop — was released last week. More than 200 schools, including private and charter schools, were evaluated and assigned...

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...
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Brian A. Jacob helps city schools become data driven

Apr 22, 2013
In an era of shrinking public education budgets, school districts cannot afford to make the wrong decision when they hire a teacher or cut a program. To make sure they reach the right answers, administrators are turning to Annenberg Professor Brian...

Bringing the Actual Science of Reading to Policy and Practice

Nov 23, 2020 1:30:00

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.

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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Measuring Liberal Arts: Creating an Index for Higher Education

Nov 13, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
The seminars feature path-breaking projects seeking to develop and refine measures of undergraduate education, and especially its liberal arts components, and to determine its impact on the present and future lives of students. 

The Value of Residential Liberal Arts Education: Lessons from COVID-19

Oct 23, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT
The Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is an exploratory project to develop and implement a state-of-the-art measurement project to improve our understanding of the value of undergraduate educational experiences, and promote evidence-based models of undergraduate student success.