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Kaneis an economist and Walter H. Gale
Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research,
a university-wide research center that works with school districts
and state agencies. Between 2009 and 2012, he directed the Measures
of Effective Teaching project for the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation. His work has spanned both K-12 and higher education,
covering topics such as the design of school accountability
systems, teacher recruitment and retention, financial aid for
college, race-conscious college admissions and the earnings impacts
of community colleges. From 1995 to 1996, Kane served as the senior
economist for labor, education, and welfare policy issues within
President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers. From 1991 through
2000, he was a faculty member at the Kennedy School of Government.
Kane has also been a professor of public policy at UCLA and has
held visiting fellowships at the Brookings Institution and the
Hoover Institution at Stanford University.