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Student Achievement and Every State's Economic Future. Real Clear Education, April 29, 2016.
Linking Large-Scale Reading Assessments: Comment. Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 14(1), 2016, 27-29.
Education’s Double Helix. Past as Prologue: The National Academy of Education at 50 -- Members Reflect, Washington, DC: National Academy of Education, 2015, pp. 309-312.
Time in Education: Introduction. Economic Journal, 125, November, pp. F394-F396.
Foreward [to Carl Bistany and Stephanie Gruner Buckley, Last Bell]. Last Bell: Breaking the gridlock in education reform, London: Profile Books, 2015, xi-xiv.
Teach the World: Why the UN Sustainable Development Goals Should Focus on Education. (With Ludger Woessmann). Foreign Affairs, August 20, 2015.
Higher Grades, Higher GDP. Hoover Digest, No. 1 (Winter), Winter 2014, 75-78.
The Economic Relevance of Early Childhood Development. In Jörg F. Maas, Simone C. Ehmig, Carolin Seelmann (Ed.), Prepare for Life! Raising Awareness for Early Literacy Education, Stiftung Lesen, Mainz, DE, 2014, 249-253.
Don’t Get Lost – Focus on Quality. NORRAG News, 48, April 2013, 22-23.
The Education Quality Imperative. The Politics of Growth, Stability and Reform, London: Policy Network and Global Progress, 2013, 121-124.
Use of value added in teacher policy measures. Focus, 29(2), Fall/Winter 2012-13, pp. 25-26.
Dual Education: Europe's Secret Recipe?. CESifo Forum, 13(3), Autumn 2012, 29-32.
Low-Performing Teachers Have High Costs. Education Next, 12(3), Summer 2012.
Math Matters. Hoover Digest, No. 1, 2011.
Why Can’t American Students Compete with the Rest of the World?. (with Paul E. Peterson). Newsweek, September 5, 2011, 42-45.
Overview of the Symposium on Performance Pay for Teachers. (with Ludger Woessmann) . Economics of Education Review, 30(3), June 2011, pp. 391-393.
Why Is It So Hard To Make Teachers Better?. Defining Ideas, January 30, 2011.
The “War on Teachers” Is a Myth. Hoover Digest, No. 1, 2011.
Total Student Load: Maybe worth a longer look, but hardly a revolution. (A review of The Secret of TSL: The revolutionary discovery that raises school performance, by William G. Ouchi) . Education Next, 10(2), Spring 2010, pp. 84-85.
The Choice Movement and the Courts. (with Alfred A. Lindseth). School Choice Advocate , Foundation for Educational Choice, February 2010.
Building on No Child Left Behind. Science, 326, November 2009, pp. 802-803.
Judicial Funding Mandates Related to Education Sharply Decline. (with Alfred A. Lindseth) . State Courts Project, Federalist Society, Fall 2009.
Poor student learning explains the Latin American growth puzzle. (with Ludger Woessmann). Vox, August 14, 2009.
An F in Effectiveness. (with Alfred A. Lindseth). Hoover Digest, No. 3, , pp. 43-47.
Performance-Based Funding. Defining Ideas, 1, 2009, pp. 101-105.
The Effectiveness of Court-Ordered Funding of Schools. (with Alfred A. Lindseth). Education Outlook, No. 6 (Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute), May 2009.
John Forest Kain (1935-2003). In Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Getting down to facts: School finance and governance in California. (with Susanna Loeb and Anthony S. Bryk). Institute for Research on Education Policy and Practice, Stanford University, September 2007.
Is the 'Evidence-Based Approach' a Good Guide to School Finance Policy?. Paper commissioned by Washington Learns, March 2007.
Milton Friedman’s Unfinished Business. Hoover Digest, No. 1, Winter 2007, pp. 42-49.
Choice, Charters, and Public School Competition. Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, March 15, 2006, March 15, 2006.
Comment [on Murnane, Willett, Bub, and McCartney]. In Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack(ed.), Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2006, pp. 128-131.
Remedial Math: Rather than Spend More on Schools, We Should Spend More Wisely. The New Democrat, 7(6) , November/December 1995, pp. 25-27.
Developing Value-Added Measures for Teachers and Schools. (with Caroline M. Hoxby). Reforming Education in Arkansas, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2005, pp. 99-104.
Rewarding Teachers. (with Caroline M. Hoxby). Reforming Education in Arkansas, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press), 2005, pp. 155-166.
Why the Federal Government Should be Involved in School Accountability. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management , 24(1), Winter, 2005, pp. 168-172.
Our School Performance Matters. Journal of Education, 185(3), November 2004, pp. 1-6.

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