Mathematica built on our initial study of KIPP middle schools with this five-year project, designed to address the question of whether KIPP can maintain its effectiveness as the network grows. The study included an impact analysis, an implementation analysis, and a correlational analysis.
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Performance-based bonuses within TIF program drive small, positive impacts in reading.Read more
A high-quality education is critical to the future of our nation's children and our country's economic success, but many lack access to effective teachers and schools. Mathematica studies public and private efforts to improve the quality of education and competitiveness of our workforce. Our work helps advance the science of education research and further discourse about education reform.
KIPP: Preparing Youth for College
Secondary Math Teachers from Teach For America and the Teaching Fellows Programs
Students assigned to TFA teachers scored higher than those assigned to comparison teachers, with the difference roughly equivalent to an additional 2.6 months of math instruction. Students taught by Teaching Fellows teachers had about the same math scores as peers taught by comparison teachers.
Director, Center for Improving Research Evidence
Ann Person has broad expertise in research on education, training, and the transition to adulthood.Featured Publications
- BOND Implementation and Evaluation: Process Study Report
- Measurement and Segmentation of College Students' Noncognitive Attributes: A Targeted Review
- Employment and Income Support
- College and Career Readiness
- School-to-Work Transition
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.