BOOKS AND SELECTED ARTICLES
"For School Improvement, Demographics Aren't Destiny"
Millman Lecture: Learning from Unexpected Schools
In October 2013, I delivered the Millman Lecture to the conference of CREATE (Consortium on Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness)
Since July of 2013 I have been writing regularly about schools and education for Huffington Post.
For several years I wrote pieces for the Encyclopaedia Britannica Blog, which are archived here.
For five years I wrote Homeroom, a column on schools and education for The Washington Post. A few of those columns are archived here.
Teachers Matter. Check. Schools Matter. Check. Districts Matter. Really?
In October, 2015, Kappan published an article on two high-poverty districts that are near the top of their states in academic achievement.
How Do We Get There from Here?
In February, 2015, Educational Leadership published an article on school improvement.
How High-Poverty Schools are Getting It Done
In 2013 Educational Leadership published an article by Christina Theokas and me based on Getting It Done.
What Does It Mean to Be A Good School Leader?
In 2012, Education Week published a commentary by Christina Theokas and me based on Getting It Done.
Leading for Learning
In 2012 American Educator published an article based on Getting It Done.
Piece by Piece
In fall of 2009 American Educator published a piece based on HOW It's Being Done.
Uncovering Academic Success
In 2007, American Educator published an article based on It's Being Done.
It Can Be Done, It's Being Done, and Here's How
in 2009 Kappan published an article based on HOW It's Being Done.
The Education Trust
Since 2004 I have worked at The Education Trust, where I am writer-in-residence. Please note: this is a personal website and does not purport to speak on behalf of Ed Trust.
Advocates for published authors since 1912
Authors Guild Directory
A compendium of member websites