Williamson M. Evers

Williamson M. Evers, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, specializes in research on education policy especially as it pertains to curriculum, teaching, testing, accountability, and school finance from kindergarten through high school. Evers was the U.S. assistant secretary of education for planning, evaluation, and policy development from 2007 to 2009. He was a senior adviser to U.S. secretary of education Margaret Spellings during 2007. From July to December 2003, Evers served in Iraq as a senior adviser for education to Administrator L. Paul Bremer of the Coalition Provisional Authority.continued

Williamson M. Evers's Books

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School Accountability

Editors: Williamson M. Evers, Herbert J. Walberg
ISBN: 978-0-8179-3882-6

A group of expert authors from a wide range of perspectives reveal what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems.

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Testing Student Learning, Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness

Editors: Williamson M. Evers, Herbert J. Walberg
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2982-4

This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness—and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.

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Teacher Quality

Editors: Lance T. Izumi, Williamson M. Evers
ISBN: 978-0-8179-2932-9

In this book some of the brightest minds in education research have studied pressing questions about teacher quality and practices, reviewed thousands of education studies, examined state test scores, explored education theories, and then affirmed that we know what works. We must now ensure that the system provides the best possible education for kids.

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