Jane Hannaway


  • Mobility
  • School choice
  • Teacher compensation
  • Teacher quality

Jane Hannaway is a professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and is a principal research associate and director of the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research Program at the American Institutes for Research, where she oversees the work of the center and is a member of the institute’s senior management team. She is also the director and principal investigator of the CALDER project. Hannaway’s work focuses on the effects of education reforms on student outcomes as well as on school policies and practices. Recent work includes a large scale multi-year evaluation of the Florida educational accountability plan; an NSF-funded longitudinal analysis of shifts in staffing and financial resource allocation at the school and district levels as a consequence of standards-based and performance accountability reforms; analyses of individual level longitudinal data to assess effects of student mobility patterns on achievement; and an evaluation of the relative effectiveness of Teach for America teachers on student performance. Hannaway has authored or co-authored six books and numerous papers in education and management journals.