Monthly Archives: October 2007


Reshaping Personnel Policies to Improve Student Achievement

In a PACE document prepared for the Convening on California Education Policy on October 19, 2007, Julia E. Koppich and Amy Gerstein present a set of policy recommendations that address issues related to human capital and personnel in California’s education system. They offer nine specific recommendations under three main headings: Differentiated Roles and Compensation, Evaluation and Accountability, and Making Successful Practices Visible.

Continuous Improvement in California Education: Data Systems and Policy Learning

In a PACE document prepared for the Convening on California Education Policy on October 19, 2007, Susanna Loeb and David N. Plank present a set of policy recommendations aimed at supporting continuous improvement in California’s education system. Their recommendations address the essential features of a comprehensive education data system, and also the design and implementation of educational policies to support careful evaluation and organizational learning at all levels of the education system, from the classroom to the California Department of Education.

October 12, 2007 Seminar

“The Economic Consequences of School Performance”
Eric Hanushek – Hoover Institution

In this seminar Dr. Hanushek presented data on how California’s schools compare to schools elsewhere, and explained why school improvement is essential for our state’s economic future.

Our apologies, this seminar predates our audio recording feature