Center Director and Director, CALDER Center
Education Policy Center
"The research is clear. Teachers are the most important school resource driving student achievement, and the variation in productivity among teachers is huge. The research is far less clear on how to select or produce effective teachers. There is much work to be done."
In addition to being Director of the Education Policy Center, Hannaway directs CALDER (National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education), a federally funded national research center. She previously served on the faculty of Columbia, Princeton, and Stanford Universities. Hannaway has authored or co-authored/edited seven books and numerous papers in education and management journals. She was twice elected vice-president of the American Education Research Association (AERA) and also served on the Executive Board. She also was elected to the Council of the Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) and the Executive Board of the Education Finance and Policy Association. She is on the editorial board of a number of journals, and was editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, the main policy journal of the American Educational Research Association. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Areas of expertise
teacher effectiveness, accountability policy, federal and state reforms
Selected Publications from Jane Hannaway Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools Making a Difference? The Effect of Teach for America on Student Performance in High SchoolFeeling the Florida Heat? How Low-Performing Schools Respond to Voucher and Accountability Pressure
Publications by topic:
Employment and Education
Education Reform / NCLB
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