Evidence Speaks at Brookings is a weekly series of reports and notes by a standing panel of distinguished researchers with a commitment to elevating the role of methodologically rigorous research in the formation of education and social policy.
March 23, 2018
July 27, 2017
Brian A. Jacob and Kelly Lovett discuss the causes and consequences of chronic absenteeism in school. Read the article here.
March 23, 2017
Brian A. Jacob discusses the history and future of the charter school market. Read the article here.
February 2, 2017
Brian A. Jacob descirbes Michigan's disappointing performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress. According to his analysis, "ranks dead last in terms of proficiency growth since 2003."[...]
September 29, 2016
Brian A. Jacob on the impacts and alternatives of mandatory student grade retention.[...]
August 11, 2016
Brian A. Jacob discusses how a student's ability is measured and reported and the effects of these methods. View the article here.