Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.S., Stanford University
B.S., McGill University
Testing and education policy; large-scale assessment surveys, achievement gaps; value-added modeling; standard setting, higher education outcomes.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Books, Monographs, and Special Publications
Can roadmaps tell us whether we are off-course? Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research & Perspective. (2011).
Exploring What Works in Science Instruction: A Look at the Eighth Grade Science Classroom (with R. Coley, Y. Jia, and C. Trapani). Princeton, NJ: Policy Information Center, Educational Testing Service (2009).
Measuring Improvements in Learning Outcomes: Best Practices to Assess the Value-added of Schools. (with the OECD Value-added Expert Group). Paris, France: OECD (2008).
America’s Perfect Storm: Three Forces Changing our Nation’s Future (with I. Kirsch, K. Yamamoto, and A. Sum). Princeton, NJ: Policy Information Center, Educational Testing Service. (2007).
Getting value out of value-added. H. Braun, N. Chudowsky, & J. Koenig (Eds.). Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2010.
An experimental study of the effects of monetary incentives on performance on the 12th grade NAEP reading assessment. (with I. Kirsch & K. Yamamoto). Teachers College Record (2011).
Braun, H., Chapman, L., Vezzu, S. (2010). The Black-White achievement gap revisited Education Policy Analysis Archives,18 (21). Retrieved 10/14/10, from http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/772
An investigation of bias in reports of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (with J. Zhang). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (2010)
Discussion: With choices come consequences. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practices (2009).
An investigation of bias in reports of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (with J. Zhang). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (2009).
Using assessment and feedback to enhance learning: Examining the relationship between teachers’ reported use of assessment and feedback and student performance in AP Biology (with E. Ponte, P. Paek, et al.) Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6(12), 2009.