Walt Haney

Boston College

Walt Haney, EdD., is an emeritus professor of education and senior research associate in the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Educational Policy at Boston College. His research has focused on educational evaluation and testing.  Among his best  known publications in the last decade or so are:

Evidence on Education under NCLB (and How Florida Boosted NAEP Scores and Reduced the Race Gap). In G.L Sunderman, (Ed.)  Holding NCLB  accountable: achieving accountability, equity and school reform. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press, 2008, pp. 91-102.

Cheating on tests:  Prevalence, detection, prevention, and implications for online testing. (2007).   In E. Anderman & T. Murdock (Eds). The Psychology of Academic Cheating.  (New York Elsevier), pp. 255-287.   (With Michael J. Clarke).

The education pipeline in the United States, 1970-2000: Trends in attrition, retention and graduation rates.  In. Weis, L. & Fine, M. (2005).   Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, Race and Gender in United States Schools (revised edition), Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, pp. 21-45. (With Madaus, G., Abrams, L., Wheelock, A., Miao, J., & Gruia, I.).

High school graduation rates: Alternative methods and implications. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 12(55). . (2004, October 15).  Retrieved October 16 from http://epaa.asu.edu/epaa/v12n55/ (With Miao, J.).

Email Walt Haney at: haney@bc.edu