Research

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Cohodes, S. R. & Parham, K. S. (2021). "Charter Schools' Effectiveness, Mechanisms, and Competitive Influence.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. Oxford University Press. Publisher's Version. NBER Version

Press Coverage: Chalkbeat

Wohlstetter, P., Flack, C., Kim, B., and Parham, K. (2021). “The Equity Implications of Career and Technical Education in the Era of ESSA.” Review of Educational Research, 91(3): 356-396. Publisher's Version

Press Coverage:  TC Newsroom

Working Papers and Research Under Review

Flack, C. B., Kim, E. S., Malhotra, K. P., and Wohlstetter, P. (Under Review). Evaluating equity in P-12 educational programs in the United States: A framework for researchers.

Parham, K. S. (2020). “Charter Schools and Special Education: Institutional Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation.” Working Paper, WP-242. New York, NY: National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. Publisher's Announcement

Parham, K. S. (2019). “Do Flexible Funding Models Increase Rates of Special Education Identification?” Working Paper.

News Articles, Policy Reports and Other Writing

Wohlstetter, P., & Parham, K. (2021, January 3). “It’s Time for Boldness, Not Retreat: Centering School Reopening Efforts Around Addressing Inequities.” TC Newsroom. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2017). “A Real Choice? Examining the Effectiveness of Charter School Alternatives to Traditional Public Schools for Economically Disadvantaged Students in Ohio.” Master's Thesis. Washington, DC: Georgetown University.

Parham, K. S. (2016). Exceptional Circumstances: A Blog Series on Issues in Early Childhood Special Education. Policy Paper. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, July 21). “New Report: Extended School Day May Not Be Improving Early Reading in Florida.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, June 8). “Local Communities Are Stepping Up to Fund Pre-K.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, May 5). “5 Things Teachers Aren't Learning About How Children Learn.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, April 7). “Reading Recovery Program Closing Literacy Gap for Early Readers.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, February 25). “Nationwide Bipartisan Trend: State Pre-K Funding Increases.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, February 11). “Closing the Gap: What Effective Teaching Can Do in the Early Years.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.

Parham, K. S. (2016, January 29). “Universal Pre-K Could More Than Pay for Itself.” Education Policy Blog. Washington, DC: New America. Publisher's Version.