Policy Reports, Book Chapters & Other Policy Writing
Educator Evaluation & Human Capital
Steinberg, M. & Yang, H. (2020, December). Teacher effectiveness and improvement in charter and traditional public schools. Washington, DC: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
Steinberg, M., & Yang, H. (2019). Principal mobility in Philadelphia traditional and charter public schools, 2007-08 through 2015-16. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.
Steinberg, M., Neild, R., Canuette, W.K., Park, S., Schulman, E., & Wright, M. (2018). Teacher mobility in the School District of Philadelphia, 2009-10 through 2015-16. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.
Steinberg, M. (2016). The future of teacher evaluation. State Education Standard, 16(3), 6-12.
Steinberg, M. (2015, December 8). Can rigorous, observation-based teacher evaluations move the needle on student achievement?? Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) web log post.
Steinberg, M. (2014, September 8). Teacher evaluation reform: Building research to inform policy. Urban Link. Philadelphia: Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania.
Steinberg, M. (2014, March 4). Does greater principal autonomy improve school achievement? Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) web log post.
Accountability & Urban School Reform
Steinberg, M., & Qunn, R. (2016). Education Reform in the Post-NCLB Era: Lessons Learned for Transforming Urban Public Education (Penn Institute for Urban Research/Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia).
Steinberg, M., & Quinn, R. (2016, September 13). Lessons Learned for Transforming Urban Public Education. Urban Link. Philadelphia: Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania.
Shores, K., & Steinberg, M. (2022, April 12). Has federal crisis spending for K-12 schools served its intended objectives? Lessons from the Great Recession and COVID-19. Brown Center Chalkboard, The Brookings Institution.
Anglum, C., Shores, K., & Steinberg, M. (2021). Federal stimulus aid and school finance: Lessons from the Great Recession. In Downes, T. & Killeen, K. (Eds.), Recent Advancements in Education Finance and Policy. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Quinn, R., Steinberg, M., & Anglum, C. (2016, September 21). Extra money for Pa. schools may fall short [Editorial]. The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Quinn, R., & Steinberg, M. (2015). Can state policy deliver equitable and adequate funding? State
Education Standard, 15(2), 37-41.
Steinberg, M., & Quinn, R. (2014). An urban myth? New evidence on equity, adequacy, and the efficiency of educational resources in Pennsylvania (PB 14-4). Philadelphia: Consortium for Policy Research in Education.
Steinberg, M., & Quinn, R. (2013, November 20). Surprising new research on school funding. The Washington Post web log post.
School Safety & Student Discipline
Lacoe, J., & Steinberg, M. (2018, March 27). Focusing on school discipline after Parkland is unsound policy [Editorial]. The Hill.
Steinberg, M. & Lacoe, J. (2017, December). The Academic and Behavioral Consequences of Discipline Policy Reform: Evidence from Philadelphia. Washington, DC: The Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
Sartain, L., Allensworth, E., Porter, S., Levenstein, R., Johnson D., Huynh, M., Anderson, E., Mader, N., & Steinberg, M. (2015, September). Suspending Chicago’s students: Differences in discipline practices across schools. Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research.
Steinberg, M., Allensworth, E., & Johnson, D. (2015). What conditions support safety in urban schools?
The influence of school organizational practices on student and teacher reports of safety in
Chicago. In D. Losen (Ed.), Closing the school discipline gap: Research for policymakers. New York:
Teachers College Press.
Steinberg, M., Allensworth, E., & Johnson, D. (2011, May). Student and teacher safety in Chicago public schools: The roles of community context and school social organization. Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research.
Other Policy Writings
Steinberg, M., Pileggi, M., & Neild, R. (2019). Student mobility and dropout in Philadelphia high schools, 2013-14 through 2016-17. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.
Steinberg, M. (2010, October). Education tax credits: A review of the Rhode Island program and assessment of possibilities in Massachusetts (White Paper No. 69). Boston: Pioneer Institute.
Steinberg, M., Piraino, P., & Havemen, R. (2007). How successful are research universities in enrolling low-income students? (Policy Report Vol. 17, No. 1). Madison, WI: La Follette School of Public Affairs,
University of Wisconsin-Madison.