Room: 3112A Benjamin Building
Phone: (301) 405-5580
Jennifer Rice (Ph.D., Cornell University)
Professor and Assoc Dean
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL)
_______________________________________________Research Interests | Bio | Publications | Curriculum Vitae |
Research draws on the discipline of economics to explore education policy concerning the efficiency, equity, and adequacy of U.S. public education. Current research examines teacher quality and the implementation of pay for performance policies in school districts.
Rice, J.K. & Roellke, C.F., Eds. (2009). High-stakes accountability: Implications for resources and capacity. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Rice, J.K. (2003). Teacher quality: Understanding the effectiveness of teacher attributes. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute.
Roellke, C.F. & Rice, J.K., Eds. (2003). Fiscal policy in urban education. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Rice, J.K. (2013). Learning from experience: Evidence on the impact and distribution of teacher experience and the implications for teacher policy. Education Finance and Policy, 8(3), 332-348.
Rice, J.K., Malen, B. Baumann, P., Chen, E., Dougherty, A., Hyde, L., Jackson, C., Jacobson, & R., McKithen, C. (2012). The persistent problems and confounding challenges of educator incentives: The case of TIF in Prince George's County, Maryland. Educational Policy, 26 (6), 892-933.
Kolbe, T. & Rice, J.K. (2012). And they’re off: Tracking “Race to the Top” investments from the starting gate. Educational Policy, 26(1), 185-209.
Rice, J.K., Roellke, C.F., Sparks, D., & Kolbe, T. (2009). Piecing together the teacher policy landscape: A policy-problem typology. Teachers College Record, 111(2), 511-546.
Roellke, C.F. & Rice, J.K. (2008). Responding to teacher quality and accountability mandates: The perspective of school administrators and classroom teachers. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 7(3), 264-295.
Rice, J.K. & Hall, L.J. (2008). National Board Certification for teachers: What does it cost and how does it compare? Education Finance and Policy, (3)3, 339-373.
Rice, J.K. (2008). From highly qualified to high quality: An imperative for policy and research to recast the teacher mold. Education Finance and Policy, 3(2), 151-165.
Croninger, R.G., Rice, J.K., Rathbun, A., and Nishio, M. (2007). Teacher qualifications and early learning: Effects of certification, degree, and experience on first-grade student achievement. Economics of Education Review, 26(3), 312-324.
Malen, B. & Rice, J.K. (2004). A framework for assessing the impact of education reform on school capacity: Insights from studies of high stakes accountability initiatives. Educational Policy, 18(5), 631-660.
Molnar, A., Cuban, L., Miron, G., Huerta, L., Rice, J.K. & Shaffer, S. (2013). The state of virtual schools 2012: Performance, Policy issues, and research evidence. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center.
Rice, J.K. (2011). Time to level the playing field: Disparities in the quantity and quality of learning time. Paper prepared for the National Center on Time and Learning.
Malen, B. Rice, J.K., Jackson, C., Hoyer, K.M., Hyde, L., Bivona, L., Blaisdell, L., Bowsher, A., Cortes, K., Coverdale, B., de la Torre, A., Goldstein, M., Pimpawathin, A., & Sutter, J. (2011). Implementation, payouts, and perceived effects: A formative analysis of Financial Incentive Rewards for Supervisors and Teachers (FIRST). Prince George’s County Public School System: Prince George’s County, MD.
Rice, J.K. & Malen, B. (2010). School reconstitution as an education reform strategy: A synopsis of the evidence. Washington, DC: National Education Association.
Malen, B. Rice, J.K., Baumann, P., Beaner. T., Chen, E., Dougherty, A., Hyde, L., Jackson, C., Jacobson, R., McKithen, C., & Robinson, C. (2009). Building the plane in flight: A formative evaluation of Financial Incentive Rewards for Supervisors and Teachers (FIRST). Prince George’s County Public School System: Prince George’s County, MD.