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Marcus A. Winters

Marcus A. Winters, Ph.D. is an associate professor and chair of the department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development, and faculty director for the Wheelock Educational Policy Center.

Published Articles & Media

5th-grade math teachers Brittney Bentley and Nicole Plowman co-teach a multiplication lesson at Lucy Laney Community School in Minneapolis.

Are Two Teachers Better Than One?

The effect of co-teaching on students with and without disabilities
Students exit school through the front entrance after classes at the Boston Collegiate Charter Middle & High School campus

Backfilling Charter School Seats Didn’t Hurt Test Scores, New Boston Study Finds

“Strong evidence that high-performing charter schools can continue to benefit their current students even as they incorporate new students into vacant seats”
First Lady Michelle Obama and Newark Mayor Cory Booker sit with children at the Maple Avenue School in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010.

Charter School “Push Out” Myth Is Debunked in a New Study of Newark

Students who land in charter schools are less likely to leave—including English learners and students with disabilities

The True Teacher-Experience Premium

Backloading teachers’ pensions substantially increases the compensation of experienced teachers relative to younger teachers.

The Myth About the Special Education Gap

Charter enrollments driven by parental choices, not discriminatory policies

Florida Defeats the Skeptics

Test scores show genuine progress in the Sunshine State

Getting Ahead by Staying Behind

An evaluation of Florida's program to end social promotion

Debunking a Special Education Myth

Don't blame private options for rising costs

Competition Passes the Test

Vouchers improve public schools in Florida

Savage Exaggerations

Checked: The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. Crown...

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