United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime recognizes Families and Schools Together
October 31, 2010
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime recognizes Families and Schools Together (FAST) as an effective evidence-based family skills program.
VARC in the New York Times
October 20, 2010
The Value-Added Research Center is evaluating teacher contributions to student learning in New York City's 4th and 8th grades (New York Times, 20 Oct.).
Rob Meyer on DallasNews.com
October 12, 2010
Rob Meyer discusses the goal of Value Added Assessment (DallasNews.com, 12 Oct.).
Sara Goldrick-Rab on InTheseTimes.com and The New Republic
October 7, 2010
Sara Goldrick-Rab Mentioned in the Washington Post’s Answer Sheet
October 5, 2010
The Washington Post's Answer Sheet blog mentions Sara Goldrick-Rab's analysis of completion rates for community college students (Washington Post's Answer Sheet, 5 Oct).
Douglas Harris on WisconsinEye Network
September 30, 2010
Douglas Harris discusses evaluating teachers on WisconsinEye Network
David Williamson Shaffer in the New York Times
September 21, 2010
David Williamson Shaffer's book 'How Computer Games Help Children Learn' is praised by James Paul Gee (New York Times, 21 Sept).
VARC in the Isthmus
September 16, 2010
The Value Added Research Center helps school districts measure teacher effectiveness (Isthmus 16 Sept.).
Allan Odden in the Powell Tribune
August 31, 2010
Allan Odden is working with the Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration to improve statewide school testing (Powell Tribune, 31 Aug.).
Douglas Harris in the New York Times
August 31, 2010
Douglas Harris discusses the merits and limits of Value Added measurements (New York Times, 31 Aug.)
Richard Halverson in the Arbiter Online
August 23, 2010
Boise State University President Bob Kustra cites the book, “Rethinking Education in The Age of Technology,” by Allan Collins and Richard Halverson, saying it raises questions for the university as it maps an “agenda for innovation” (Arbiter Online, 23 August).
Chris Thorn in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 22, 2010
Chris Thorn discusses new directions for the Value Added Research Center (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 August).
Geoffrey Borman in Education Week
August 17, 2010
Geoffrey Borman's evaluation of the Comprehensive School Reform program is mentioned in a review of Supplemental Educational Services (Education Week, 17 August).
Allan Odden in the Wisconsin State Journal
July 27, 2010
Allan Odden comments on the recent round of Race to the Top funding (Wisconsin State Journal, 27 July).
Sara Goldrick-Rab on Marketplace
July 13, 2010
Sara Goldrick-Rab comments on student loans (American Public Media's Marketplace program, 13 July).