Caroline Wang

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Caroline Wang
Research Scientist,
Education Analytics

Caroline Wang is a research scientist at Education Analytics, a nonprofit organization based in Madison, WI, that conducts statistical research to solve complex, pressing problems facing public education in the United States. She has a Ph.D. in educational research, measurement, and evaluation from Boston College.

Publications by Caroline Wang
Evidence from the CORE Districts
Since spring 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has been abruptly interrupting regular instruction in almost all schools in the U.S. One year later, policymakers, district administrators, and educators are still balancing the benefits and risks of…
This brief is one in a series aimed at providing K-12 education decision makers and advocates with an evidence base to ground discussions about how to best serve students during and following the novel coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about the…
We illustrate the application of mixture IRT models to evaluate the possibility of respondent confusion due to the negative wording of certain items on a social-emotional learning (SEL) assessment. Using actual student self-report ratings on four…
An IRT Modeling Approach
With an increased appreciation of students’ social-emotional skills among researchers and policy makers, many states and school districts are moving toward a systematic process to measure Social-Emotional Learning (SEL). In this study, we examine…