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Ulrich Boser Archives

Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act

second-grader book_alt2 icon Report States have an opportunity to use the new flexibility embedded in ESSA to develop stronger testing systems without the pressure of NCLB’s exclusive focus on summative tests.

by Catherine Brown, Ulrich Boser, Scott Sargrad, Max Marchitello | Friday, January 29, 2016

A Look at the Education Crisis

Child studying book_alt2 icon Report While some schools and districts are making progress, student performance remains shockingly low.

by Ulrich Boser, Perpetual Baffour, Steph Vela | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lessons From State Performance on NAEP

Students taking test book_alt2 icon Report A new CAP report shows that standards-based reform helps low-income students.

by Ulrich Boser and Catherine Brown | Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Sorry State of Education Funding

Ulrich Boser argues why leaving school funding to the states entrenches inequities.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Hidden Value of Curriculum Reform

high school students at desks book_alt2 icon Report Curriculum reform presents a cost-effective means of improving student achievement.

by Ulrich Boser, Matthew M. Chingos, Chelsea Straus | Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Best Way to Boost GDP: Education?

Ulrich Boser discusses the role of education in economic growth.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

5 Key Principles to Guide Consideration of any ESEA Title I Formula Change

classroom article icon Issue Brief Here are five principles to guide lawmakers as they take action to make Title I—a key funding source for school districts serving poor students—more fair, transparent, and impactful.

by Ulrich Boser and Catherine Brown | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Separate and Economically Unequal

Author Ulrich Boser brings awareness to the high level of segregation still present in U.S. schools and the need to address these inequalities in education.

by Ulrich Boser | Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Power of the Pygmalion Effect

student takes notes article icon Issue Brief New CAP research makes clear the importance of high teacher expectations for all students.

by Ulrich Boser, Megan Wilhelm, Robert Hanna | Monday, October 6, 2014

Mid- and Late-Career Teachers Struggle With Paltry Incomes

Teacher in front of class article icon Issue Brief Low pay prevents talented and experienced teachers from living a middle-class life.

by Ulrich Boser and Chelsea Straus | Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Educational Equity and Effectiveness: The Need for Fiscal Fairness and Fiscal Productivity

StudentsTo ensure successful outcomes for all students, our nation must do more to improve the fair and productive use of school dollars.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Interactive: What's the Productivity of Your District?

We have ranked the educational effectiveness of more than 7,000 school districts in almost 40 states. Please use this online tool to benchmark the performance of your district—and approach our evaluations with caution.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Return on Educational Investment: 2014

Pencils rest on a dollar bill book_alt2 icon Report A look at school district bang for the buck.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Promise of Education Information Systems

A person types on a keyboard book_alt2 icon Report By embracing big data and management technology, K-12 schools can raise student achievement and reduce costs.

by Nathan Levenson and Ulrich Boser | Thursday, June 26, 2014

The New Education CFO

CFO book_alt2 icon Report The strategic education chief financial officer can better address the growing complexity of operating school districts in a challenging fiscal environment, as well as the need to transform how K-12 education prepares today's students to succeed.

by Don Hovey and Ulrich Boser | Thursday, June 26, 2014