Can Text Messages Help Families Applying for Early Childhood Education Programs?
A new study by Lindsay Weixler, Jon Valant, Daphna Bassok, Justin B. Doromal, and Alica Gerry examines whether changing communications with families via text messages could help parents navigate the school choice process.
Mary Elizabeth Glenn
Beth is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans.…
Does the Rise in High School Graduation Rates Indicate that Students are Staying in School Longer and Learning More?
Research Team: Lihan Liu, Nathan Barrett, Ruoxi Li, Education Research Alliance for New Orleans After decades of stagnation, high school graduation rates – in New Orleans, Louisiana, and across the nation – started to rapidly incr…
The Effects of the New Orleans School Reforms on Exclusionary Discipline Practices
A new study by Mónica Hernández examines the effects of the post-Katrina school reforms on the expulsion and out-of-school suspension rates of New Orleans' publicly funded schools.
How Have New Orleans Schools Evolved Since the Reforms Started?
Research Team: Lihan Liu, Education Research Alliance for New Orleans; Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University It has now been almost 14 years since the New Orleans school reforms started. In this brown bag presentation, we con…
A Different Approach To Student Behavior: Addressing School Discipline and Socio-Emotional Learning Through Positive Behavior Intervention Systems
A new study from Tulane University’s Education Research Alliance for New Orleans provides new rigorous evidence that a data-driven approach on student behavior and discipline incidents can have a measurable impact on student outcomes.