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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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
Selected Indicators from the U.S. Census and Chicago Public Schools Records Related to the Lives and Schooling of Children Brief May 2004
Teacher and Principal Responses to the Grow Network: A Preliminary Evaluation of Use in Chicago Public Elementary Schools Teacher and Principal Responses to the Grow Network

A Preliminary Evaluation of Use in Chicago Public Elementary Schools

Brief Jan 2004
Chicago High School Redesign Initiative: A Snapshot of the First Year of Implementation Chicago High School Redesign Initiative

A Snapshot of the First Year of Implementation

Report Aug 2003
How Do They Compare? ITBS and ISAT Reading and Mathematics in the Chicago Public Schools, 1999 to 2002 How Do They Compare? ITBS and ISAT Reading and Mathematics in the Chicago Public Schools, 1999 to 2002 Brief Feb 2003
Research and Evaluation in the Chicago Public Schools: A Plan for the Future Research and Evaluation in the Chicago Public Schools

A Plan for the Future

Report Aug 2002
Improving Chicago's Schools: Pablo Neruda High School Improving Chicago's Schools

Pablo Neruda High School

Report Sep 2001
Calculating a Cohort Dropout Rate for the Chicago Public Schools Calculating a Cohort Dropout Rate for the Chicago Public Schools Report Jun 2001
Annual CPS Trend Review, 2000 Annual CPS Trend Review, 2000 Brief Jan 2001
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