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Raegen Miller served as vice president for researcher partnerships at Teach for America for nearly four year. Before that, Miller was associate director of education research at the Center for American Progress, where he wrote widely on human capital and other issues. Miller spent more than a decade as a high school mathematics teacher after training at Stanford, earning National Board Certification and serving as president of a local teachers union along the way.  He earned a doctorate in education policy from Harvard, where he taught courses in the foundations of teaching and in applied data analysis. Miller served on the board of a regional charter school in Massachusetts, and currently chairs the board of an education-related nonprofit near his home in the Pacific Northwest.

Work by Raegen Miller

A New Lever for School Improvement: Student Surveys

This commentary was initially published by RealClear Policy. The survey results shocked the staff…

The Toll That Measles Outbreaks Take on Schools

There is a post circulating on Facebook from a young mother asking for advice on…

What a California School Survey Can Tell us About Measuring Social and Emotional Skills

This post was initially published on OECD’s Education and Skills Today blog. Educators across…

CORE Lessons: Measuring the Social and Emotional Sides of Student Success

The intensifying interest among education policymakers in the social and emotional dimensions of student success…

Giving Districts Guidance on ‘Supplement, Not Supplant’

More than a year later than promised, The U.S. Education Department just released its…

New Strategies for Measuring Poverty in Schools

    For decades, the federal Free and Reduced-Price Lunch (FRL)…

Another Piece of the School Choice Puzzle: Vaccinations

Campaigns of mass vaccination against infectious diseases represent one of the most successful public health…

Another Piece of the School Choice Puzzle: Student Vaccinations

Campaigns of mass vaccination against infectious diseases represents one of the most successful public health…

Teacher Absenteeism, Substitute Shortages, and Student Achievement

Albany Times Union reporter Bethany Bump recently published a story about absent teachers leaving local school…

Want to Make School a Safer Place? Stop Paddling Students

Since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., a month ago, school safety has dominated the…

Who’s In: Chronic Absenteeism Under ESSA

When Congress rewrote the federal education law in 2015, lawmakers sought to scale back the…

What Works to Combat Chronic Absenteeism

A recent piece published by the Brookings Institution, Chronic Absenteeism, An Old Problem in…

Let’s Not Panic About Growth Mindset

Growth mindset, the belief that intelligence can be developed, has become a central tenet of…

Mining Chronic Absence Data for More Insights

A growing number of states are adopting chronic student absenteeism as a school accountability metric…

Being There Matters: Tracking Student & Teacher Attendance

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires all states to include at least one non-academic…