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Brookings Papers on Education Policy: 2006-2007

Edited by Tom Loveless and Frederick M. Hess

Brookings Papers on Education Policy provides the latest thinking from nationally recognized experts on policy issues affecting grades K-12. Tentative contents include: • Is Small Really Better? Barbara Schneider (Michigan State University) • Optimal Elementary School Size for Effectiveness and Equity Valerie E. Lee (University of Michigan) and Douglas D. Ready (University of Oregon) • Class Size and School Size: Taking the Trade-Offs Seriously Douglas Harris (Florida State University) • What Have We Learned from Project STAR? Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach (University of Chicago) • Policy from the Hip: Class Size Reduction in California Peter Schrag (Sacramento Bee) • International Evidence: Effects of Expenditure and Class Size on Student Achievement Ludger Woessmann (University of Munich) • The Influence of Project STAR on State and Local Education Policy James Kim (University of California–Irvine)

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