February 2015

MPES Director Prof. Diane Whitmore¬† Schanzenbach gives talk “School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement” Wednesday, February 25th, 2015


Wednesday, February 25, 2015
3:30-5:00 PM
617 Library Place

Full Abstract Here


Harvard’s Professor Jon Star meets with MPES fellows:

Jon Star @ NU MPES

Thursday, February 5th, 12:30-1:30 pm

Annenberg 303

In his talk, Star will cover the findings from IES- and NSF-funded studies investigating students’ learning of algebra and will also offer reflections on challenges inherent in the move from lab to classroom.

Jon Star is currently the Nancy Pforzheimer Aronson Associate Professor in Human Development and Education in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.  He earned his PhD in Education and Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2001.