Paul T. Moore

Paul T. Moore is research analyst at the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. He has substantial experience evaluating the impacts of education policies and is an expert in quasi-experimental design. His research interests include urban school reform, school choice policies and practices, and methods for causal inference. Moore has studied historical trends in student performance and school quality in Chicago, has identified indicators of student performance in middle school that best predict success in high school and in college, and has examined the impacts of elementary school closures in Chicago, the impacts of attending a higher-performing high school, and the impacts of attending a charter high school in Chicago. He has co-authored a number of journal articles and reports and his work is frequently covered in the local and national media.

All Publications

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School Closings in Chicago: Staff and Student Experiences and Academic Outcomes School Closings in Chicago

Staff and Student Experiences and Academic Outcomes

Report May 2018
Chicago's Charter High Schools: Organizational Features, Enrollment, School Transfers, and Student Performance Chicago's Charter High Schools

Organizational Features, Enrollment, School Transfers, and Student Performance

Report Nov 2017
The Educational Benefits of Attending Higher Performing Schools: Evidence From Chicago High Schools The Educational Benefits of Attending Higher Performing Schools

Evidence From Chicago High Schools

Article Oct 2016
School Closings in Chicago: Understanding Families' Choices and Constraints for New School Enrollment School Closings in Chicago

Understanding Families' Choices and Constraints for New School Enrollment

Report Jan 2015
Looking Forward to High School and College: Middle Grade Indicators of Readiness in Chicago Public Schools Looking Forward to High School and College

Middle Grade Indicators of Readiness in Chicago Public Schools

Report Nov 2014
Preschool Attendance in Chicago Public Schools Preschool Attendance in Chicago Public Schools

Relationships with Learning Outcomes and Reasons for Absences

Report May 2014
Trends in Chicago's Schools Across Three Eras of Reform: Full Report Trends in Chicago's Schools Across Three Eras of Reform

Full Report

Report Sep 2011
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