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Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) contain detailed information about students’ experiences receiving special education services in schools. Using rigorous quantitative methods, Christopher Cleveland and co-author Jessica Markham (Boston University) are using digital IEPs from Indiana to identify statewide patterns in evaluations, goals, services, and placements.
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Christopher Cleveland is an Assistant Professor of Education and Education Policy, holding a joint appointment in the Education Department and Annenberg Institute. His research and teaching focus on quantitative policy analysis in school finance, gifted and special education, and human capital.
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, Jacques P. Lesure, shares about his recently-defended dissertation research on nonprofit leadership programs for “high-achieving” Black men, plans for future research projects, and courses he will teach at Brown.
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The Brown Department of Education is happy to announce that faculty members Tracy L. Steffes and Diane Silva Pimentel have received promotions. Effective July 1, 2024, Professor Steffes has been promoted to Professor of Education and History and Professor Silva Pimentel has been promoted to Distinguished Senior Lecturer.
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