James Spillane
Olin Professor

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Data and accountability
  • Demographics and diversity
  • Leadership and governance
  • School reform
  • Social networks
  • Standards and testing
  • Teacher workforce

Jim Spillane is a professor of social and education policy focusing on the implementation of education policy, the organization of school system and school organizations especially as it relates to teaching and its improvement. His work pays particular attention to how school systems and schools can be organized to support improvement in teaching and student achievement.