Henry I. Braun

Boston College
Social and Behavioral Sciences

Henry Braun is the Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy and Education Research and Director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Education Policy at Boston College's Lynch School of Education and Human Development. He specializes in testing and education policy; large-scale assessment surveys and achievement gaps; value-added modeling; standard setting, higher education outcomes; and college access to STEM teaching and learning. Widely published, Dr. Braun has written books and articles on topics such as: “Data-driven Improvement and Accountability”, “Measuring Improvements in Learning Outcomes: Best Practices to Assess the Value-added of Schools”; “Student Growth Measures in Evaluation: Illusions of Fairness?”, “America’s Perfect Storm: Three Forces Changing our Nation’s Future”, and “Choosing our Future: A Story of Opportunity in America.”

Currently, Dr. Braun is a consultant for the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the College Board, Associate Editor for the Education Policy Analysis Archives and the Journal of Educational Change, and a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Partnership for the Assessment of College and Career Readiness (PARCC), which is one of the two multi-state consortia building assessment systems aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Braun is also associate editor of the Journal of Educational Change and Education Policy Analysis Archives.

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