Education Research Section


Values and Evidence in Educational Decision-Making

April 6, 2023 - ERS hosted student event, “Values and Evidence in Educational Decision-Making” featuring guest speaker, Harry Brighouse, Professor of Philosophy of Education, Professor of Philosophy, Carol Dickson-Bascom Professor of the Humanities, and Affiliate Professor of Educational Policy Studies at University of Wisconsin, Madison. …

Elevated water lead levels in schools using water from on-site wells

Only 8% of US public schools operate their own community water systems, and thus are subject to the federal Lead and Copper Rule's regulation of water lead levels (WLLs). To date, the absence of parallel water testing data for all other schools has prevented the comparison of WLLs with schools that do not face federal regulation.…

Upcoming Events

"Improving School Attendance Among Homeless Children: Evaluating Year Two of the Attendance Matters Program"
Feb 28, 2024, 12:00 pm
165 Wallace Hall
"On the Clock: Teacher Time Use and School Improvement"
Mar 6, 2024, 12:00 pm
165 Wallace Hall and Zoom
"The Heterogeneous Effects of Changing SAT Requirements in Admissions"
Mar 20, 2024, 12:00 pm
165 Wallace Hall

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The Education Research Section (ERS) is an interdisciplinary unit that promotes the use of research in education decision making. 

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