Impact of Policy on Practice
Linda M. McNeil and Eileen Coppola
"Official and Unofficial Stories: Getting at the Impact of Policy on Educational Practice." In Handbook of Complementary Methods in Education Research, J. Green, G. Camilli, & P. B. Elmore, eds. (for the American Educational Research Association: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates , 2006)
Equity, learning, and policy
"Faking Equity: High-Stakes Testing and the Education of Latino Youth." In Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth, edited by Angela Valenzuela. (SUNY Press, 2004).
Linda McNeil, Angela Valenzuela
"The Harmful Impact of the TAAS System of Testing in Texas: Beneath the Accountability Rhetoric," Linda McNeil and Angela Valenzuela, Raising Standards or Raising Barriers? Inequality and High Stakes Testing in Public Education, edited by Gary Orfield and Mindy Kornhaber (Harvard Civil Rights Project, 2001).
Recent Conference, October 6, 2006:
The Texas Dropout Crisis and Our Children: A Conference on Graduation Rates, Causes of Dropping Out, and Policy Solutions
Click here for Conference Findings.
Dropout Study in Collaboration with students and teachers from Furr High School and Education students from Rice University, presented at the Houston ISD Conference "Expectation:Graduation."
The Power of Exclusion: Potential High School Dropouts Speaking Out, a paper presented at AERA in Montreal, April 15, 2005.
Houston Annenberg Challenge Evaluation
Linda McNeil, Principal Investigator