John Q. Easton

John Q. Easton is a Senior Fellow at the UChicago Consortium. Prior, he served as Vice President, Programs at the Spencer Foundation in Chicago. At Spencer, he developed and led a new grant program for research-practitioner partnerships. From June of 2009 through August 2014, he was Director of the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education. Prior to his government service, Easton was Executive Director of the UChicago Consortium. He was affiliated with the UChicago Consortium since its inception in 1990, and became its Deputy Director in 1997 and Executive Director in 2002. Easton served a term on the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policies for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). He is a member of the Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board, the Illinois Longitudinal Data System Technical Advisory Committee, and the Chicago Public Schools' School Quality Report Card Steering Committee.

All Publications

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The Predictive Power of Ninth-Grade GPA Report Sep 2017
Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago Organizing Schools for Improvement

Lessons from Chicago

Book Jan 2010
CCSR: A New Model for the Role of Research in Supporting Urban School Reform CCSR

A New Model for the Role of Research in Supporting Urban School Reform

Model Paper Feb 2009
From High School to the Future: The Pathway to 20 From High School to the Future

The Pathway to 20

Report Oct 2008
What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools Report Jul 2007
2006 ISAT Reading and Math Scores in Chicago and the Rest of the State 2006 ISAT Reading and Math Scores in Chicago and the Rest of the State Brief Jun 2007
Keeping New Teachers: A First Look at the Influences of Induction in the Chicago Public Schools Keeping New Teachers

A First Look at the Influences of Induction in the Chicago Public Schools

Report Jan 2007
The Essential Supports for School Improvement The Essential Supports for School Improvement Report Sep 2006
Small Schools on a Larger Scale: The First Three Years of the Chicago High School Redesign Initiative Small Schools on a Larger Scale

The First Three Years of the Chicago High School Redesign Initiative

Report Jul 2006
The On-Track Indicator as a Predictor of High School Graduation The On-Track Indicator as a Predictor of High School Graduation Report Jun 2005
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