Douglas Ready is an Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy, and the Director of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education. His research explores the links between education policy, social policy, and educational equity, with a particular focus on how contemporary policies and programs moderate or exacerbate socio-demographic disparities in student outcomes. This work has received over $12 million in support from government and private philanthropic organizations, including the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, Spencer Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT, the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fund for Strategic Innovation, Jacobs Foundation, Rauch Foundation, Fundação Lemann, Itaú Social, and Instituto Peninsula. Representative publications have appeared in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Sociology of Education, American Educational Research Journal, American Journal of Education, Teachers College Record, Research in Higher Education, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Early Education and Development, as well as in books and edited volumes published by the Brookings Institution, Teachers College Press, and the American Educational Research Association. He currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Sociology of Education, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and American Educational Research Journal. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.
Filomena Siqueira is a senior researcher at Columbia University’s CPRE (Teachers College) and and holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Fundação Getulio Vargas’ School of Business Administration (Brazil). As part of her Ph.D. research, she spent a semester as a visiting student at the Stanford University School of Education. Her research area is education, focused on implementation, assessment, effective schools, and school leadership. Currently, she is the Head of Assessment at Instituto Reúna, a non-profit focused on education, based in São Paulo.