Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever rankings of public elementary and middle schools in the United States. Relying solely on aggregated state standardized test scores and demographic characteristics of students attending a given school, the periodical ranked elementary schools and middle schools within states and school districts. Schools in the bottom […]
Author Archives: Aaron Pallas
Aaron Pallas is Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has also taught at Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, and Northwestern University, and served as a statistician at the National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. Department of Education.