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Raegen Miller is the research director at FutureEd. He joins the organization from Teach for America, where he served for nearly four years as vice president for research partnerships. Miller was previously 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 Northwest.

Work by Raegen Miller

Teacher Absenteeism, Substitute Shortages, and Student Achievement

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

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…