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  • Teens Learning Data Science In Recent News Publications

    April 12, 2018

    There is quite a buzz around the Introduction to Data Science (IDS) course, developed by the Mobilize Project. Most recently, EdSource, KQED News, and the Daily Bruin have written about the course. IDS was first piloted in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in 2014-2015.  

  • Is There a Magnet-School Effect? Joan Herman and Jia Wang Investigate

    May 22, 2017

    School choice has certainly been one of the hottest issues in education this year. CRESST senior researchers Joan Herman and Jia Wang, concerned with the gap of research on magnet schools, published a study in chapter 11 of the Wiley Handbook of School Choice to address this gap. Examining data from 24 magnet schools across […]

  • How Can We Support Student Success in College? Joan Herman Chairs New Report for National Academies

    April 20, 2017

    Educational attainment—the number of years a person spends in school—strongly predicts adult earnings, as well as health and civic engagement. Yet relative to other developed nations, educational attainment in the United States is lagging, with young Americans who previously led the world in completing postsecondary degrees now falling behind their global peers. Researchers and policy […]