Catherine Bitter

Catherine Bitter
Senior Researcher,
American Institutes for Research

Catherine Bitter is a senior researcher for American Institutes for Research. Her work has focused on K–12 school reform, accountability, literacy instruction, and district reform. She has directed a wide range of research studies and led data collection and analysis tasks to inform district and school-level improvement efforts. She was previously a chemistry teacher at the Phillips Academy. She received her BSE in chemical engineering from Princeton University and her MA in education from Stanford University.

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Publications by Catherine Bitter
Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for Improvement
Accountability for student performance is on the minds of everyone in U.S. education—from policymakers to district administrators to principals. While the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) has claimed center stage in the national…