Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Research by Brian Jacob cited in story on No Child Left Behind

Tags: expertise, jacob, mathematics education, reading


In a story posted on the Vox website, “The scariest lesson of No Child Left Behind,” research by Brian Jacob and Thomas Dee of Swarthmore College was mentioned as supporting findings that No Child Left Behind improved fourth- and eighth-grade mat scores, but not as much in reading scores. Read the story here.

Brian Jacob is Professor, School of Education; Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Professor, Department of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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