Selected Recent Publications

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Equity Issues in Education

What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The Continuing Quest for Equal Educational Opportunity.” In James A. Banks (ed.), Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education, 2nd Edition, pp. 607-630. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

The Color Line in American Education: Race, Resources, and Student Achievement.” To be published in the WEB DuBois Review.

Access to Quality Teaching: An Analysis of Inequality in California’s Public Schools.” Paper prepared for Williams v. California, 2002. Also published by UCLA's Institute for Democracy, Education, & Access and by Santa Clara Law Review.

"Inequality in Teaching and Schooling: Supporting High-Quality Teaching and Leadership in Low Income Schools." In Richard D. Kahlenberg (ed.), A Notion at Risk: Preserving Public Education as an Engine for Social Mobility, pp. 127-167. The Century Foundation / Twentieth Century Fund, Inc., 2000.

Teacher Education & Quality

Wanted: A National Teacher Supply Policy for Education: The Right Way to Meet the ‘Highly Qualified Teacher’ Challenge” (with Gary Sykes), Educational Policy Analysis Archives, Vol. 11, No. 33 (September 2003).

Research and rhetoric on teacher certification: A Response to ‘Teacher Certification Reconsidered,’" Education Policy Analysis Archives, Vol. 10, No. 36 (September 2002).

Solving the Dilemmas of Teacher Supply, Demand, and Standards: How We Can Ensure a Competent, Caring, and Qualified Teacher for Every Child.” New York, NY: National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, 2000.
LDH - Solving the Dilemma of Teacher Supply.pdf

Teacher Quality and Student Achievement,” Educational Policy Analysis Archives, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2000).

"Does Teacher Preparation Matter? Evidence about Teacher Certification, Teach for America, and Teacher Effectiveness" (with Deborah J. Holtzman, Su Jin Gatlin & Julian Vasquez Heilig, 2005) 

School Reform & Redesign

Redesigning Schools: What Matters and What Works 10 Features of Good Small Schools.” Stanford, CA: School Redesign Network at Stanford University, 2002.

Educational Assessment & Accountability

Standards and assessments: Where We Are and What We Need,” Teachers College Record, #11109, (2/16/2003).

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