Atlanta Public Schools (APS) implements several key programs as part of a Turnaround Strategy to transform its lowest-performing schools and increase students’ achievement.
Identifying effective school reform strategies and understanding why they work is vitally important as federal, state, and local authorities decide how to invest limited resources. We evaluate the highest profile efforts to change our nation's education system and provide clear, reliable information to inform decision making.
Evaluation of the Atlanta Public Schools Turnaround Strategy
Evaluation of the School District of Philadelphia’s Renaissance Initiative and Turnaround Network
The School District of Philadelphia has embarked on a multiyear effort to improve the outcomes of students in low-performing schools.
Duncan Chaplin’s work focuses on education, international development, and evaluation methods.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Millennium Challenge Corporation's Electricity Transmission and Distribution Line-Extension Activity in Tanzania: Qualitative Evaluation
- Assessing the "Rothstein Falsification Test": Does It Really Show Teacher Value-Added Models Are Biased?
- Quality Measurement
- School Reform