Andrew Porter

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Andrew Porter "is Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and the George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education there. He was previously the Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy and director of the Learning Sciences Institute at Vanderbilt University. He has published widely on education policy, student assessment, education indicators, and research on teaching. His current work focuses on curriculum policies and their effects on opportunity to learn, and student achievement. Currently, he has research support from the National Science Foundation (co-director, System-Wide Change for All Learners and Educators; principal investigator, Longitudinal Design to Measure Effects of Math-Science Partnership Professional Development in Improving the Quality of Instruction and Science Education); and the Wallace Foundation (principal investigator, Develop and Test Education Leadership Performance Assessment). He is an elected member and vice president of the National Academy of Education, lifetime national associate of the National Academies, and past-president of the American Educational Research Association." [1]

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  1. Home, Andrew Porter, accessed November 24, 2008.
  2. Trustees, William T. Grant Foundation, accessed November 24, 2008.