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Publications

Lauen, D. and *Abbott, K., (Forthcoming) “Bringing the Full Picture into Focus: A Consideration of the Internal and External Validity of Charter School Effects,” The Role of Socio-Environmental Settings for Learning and Educational Attainment, Knowledge and Space Book Series, Springer Publishing.

Freytag, T., Lauen, D., Robertson, S. (co-editors). The Role of Socio-Environmental Settings for Learning and Educational Attainment, Knowledge and Space Book Series, Springer Publishing.

Kearns, C., Lauen, D., Fuller, B. “Competing with Charter Schools – Evaluating Student Selection, Retention, and Achievement in Los Angeles Pilot Schools,” Forthcoming, Evaluation Review.

Unlu, F., Lauen, D., Tsai, T., Fuller, S., *Estrera, E. “Can Quasi-Experimental Evaluations that Rely on State Longitudinal Data Systems Replicate Experimental Results: Findings from a Within-Study Comparison” Forthcoming, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

McEachin, A., Lauen, D., Fuller, S.C., Perera, R.M. (2020) “Social Returns to Private Choice: Effects of Charter Schools on Behavioral Outcomes, Convictions, and Civic Participation.” Economics of Education Review

*Spees, L., Lauen, D. (2019) “Switchers and Stayers: Charter School Effectiveness in North Carolina, 2004-2015” American Journal of Education.

Lauen, D., *Levy, B.L., Hedberg, E.C., (2019). “Methods for Examining the Effects of School Poverty on Student Test Score Achievement,” Schneider, B., Handbook of the Sociology of Education in the 21st Century: 493-511.

Kozlowski, K., Lauen, D. (2019) “Understanding Teacher Pay for Performance: Flawed Assumptions and Disappointing Results” Teachers College Record. Link

Lauen, D., Levy, B.L., Hedberg, E.C., (Forthcoming). “Methods for Examining the Effects of School Poverty on Student Test Score Achievement,” Schneider, B., Handbook of the Sociology of Education in the 21st Century

Lauen, D., Barrett, N., Fuller, S.F., Janda, L. (2017) “Early Colleges at Scale: Impacts on Secondary and Postsecondary Outcomes.” American Journal of Education, 123(4): 523-551.

Jennings, J. and Lauen, D. (2016) “Accountability, Inequality, and Achievement: The Effects of the No Child Left Behind Act on Multiple Measures of Student Learning.” Russell Sage Journal of the Social Science. 2(5): 220-241.

Lauen, D. and Gaddis, M. (2016) “Accountability Pressure, Academic Standards, and Educational Triage.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 38(1): 127-147. link

Lauen, D., Fuller, B., Dauter, L. (2015) “Positioning Charter Schools in Los Angeles: Diversity of Form and Homogeneity of Effects.” American Journal of Education 21(2): 213-239. link

Gaddis, M. and Lauen, D. (2014) “School Accountability and the Black-White Test Score Gap” Social Science Research. 44: 15-31. link

Lauen, D. and Gaddis, M. (2013) “Exposure to Classroom Poverty and Test Score Achievement: Contextual Effects or Selection?” American Journal of Sociology 118(4): 943-979. link

Lauen, D. “Jumping at the Chance: The Effects of Accountability Consequences on Student Achievement.” Forthcoming, Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. link

Lauen, D. and Gaddis, M. (2012) “Shining a Light or Fumbling in the Dark? The Effects of NCLB’s Subgroup-Specific Accountability Pressure on Student Performance.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 34(2): 185-208. link

Ladd, H. & Lauen, D.* (2010) “Status Versus Growth: The Distributional Effects of Accountability Policies.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 29(3): 426-450. link

Lauen, D. (2009) “To Choose or Not to Choose: High School Choice and Graduation in Chicago.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 31(2): 179-199. link

Lauen, D. and K. Tyson (2009) “Sociological Contributions to Education Policy Research and Debates.” In D. Plank, B. Schneider, and G. Sykes (eds.), Handbook on Education Policy Research. (pp. 71-82) American Educational Research Association.

Lauen, D. (2007) “False Promises: The School Choice Provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act.” In A. Sadovnik, J. O’Day, K. Borman, and G. Bohrnstedt(eds), No Child Left Behind and the Reduction of the Achievement Gap: Sociological Perspectives on Federal Educational Policy (203-226). New York, NY: Routledge. [Also reprinted in Sociology of Education: A Critical Reader, Edited by A. Sadovnik, Routledge, 1st edition, 2007 and 2nd edition, 2011.]

Lauen, D. (2007) “Contextual Explanations of School Choice.” Sociology of Education. 80(3): 179-209. link

Rasinski, K., Bradburn, N., & Lauen, D. (1999) “The Effects of Media Coverage of the National Issues Convention on Citizen Attitudes and Opinions.” In M. McCombs & A. Reynolds (Eds.), The Poll with a Human Face: The National Issues Convention Experiment in Political Communication. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.