Learning how particular government policies affect families requires well-designed and well-coordinated mixed-methods research that pays attention to a variety of indicators of success.
Published by Harvard Education Press and the Russell Sage Foundation, "Restoring Opportunity lays out a meticulously researched case for how targeted interventions and support can significantly level the playing field between low-income children and their more fortunate peers."
Technological advances and globalization have transformed the American economy over the past four decades, posing enormous challenges for America’s public schools. The advanced skills needed to earn a good living in today’s labor market have placed greater demands on our nation’s schools. Strong skills and post-secondary educational credentials determine labor market earnings much more than […]
Published by the Russell Sage Foundation, "this pioneering volume casts a stark light on the ways rising inequality may now be compromising schools’ functioning, and with it the promise of equal opportunity in America."