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Appendix G: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
Pages 321-326

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... is director of the Urban Leadership Program and clinical professor of urban school leadership at Claremont Graduate University. Previously, he served in California as superintendent of schools in San Diego Unified School District and head of the Long Beach Unified School District.
From page 322...
... His research covers a wide range of educational and tax issues, from school accountability and standards to welfare policy and policy design. His current research projects involve evaluating the largest school voucher program in the United States, conducting a large-scale study of school accountability, and following children from birth through their school career to study key questions regarding early childhood policy and inequality.
From page 323...
... Loeb is a member of the National Board for Education Sciences, a senior fellow at the Stanford ­ Institute for Economic Policy Research, and a member of the National Academy of Education. She holds a doctorate in economics and a master of public policy from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor's in political science and civil engineering from Stanford University.
From page 324...
... Jenny Nagaoka is the associate director for the Chicago Postsecondary Transition Project at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago, which is a project of the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research. Previously, she was the project director of the Chicago Public School's Student Development Planning Initiative, a joint project with the University of Chicago and the Chapin Hall Center for Children.
From page 325...
... His research interests include American government and politics, urban politics, community organizing, urban public policy, and the politics of urban schools. His book, Black Social Capital: The Politics of School Reform in Baltimore, was awarded the Aaron Wildavsky Award for the best book published annually from the Policy Studies Organization and his book, The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics and the Challenge of Urban Education, was named the best book published annually by the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.

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