Margaret (Macke) Raymond

Macke Raymond
Margaret (Macke) Raymond
Director, Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO),
Stanford University

Margaret (Macke) Raymond has been director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University, since she founded it in 1999.  She has steered the group to national prominence as a rigorous and independent source for policy and program analysis. She has done extensive work in public policy and education reform, and is currently researching the development of competitive markets and the creation of reliable data on program performance. Macke also leads CREDO in investigating the effectiveness of public charter schools. She was selected as a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow in recognition of her leadership in US education policy. Prior to joining Stanford in 2000, she held faculty positions in the political science and economics departments at the University of Rochester where she earned her Ph.D. in political science. 

Publications by Margaret (Macke) Raymond
When California became the second state to authorize charter schools in 1992, the state’s system for authorization, oversight, and renewal of charter schools was in many ways a bold experiment. The concept was new, and the impacts on both student…