Jacob E. Adams, Jr.

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Jacob E. Adams, Jr.
Professor of Education,
Claremont Graduate University

Jacob Adams joined Claremont Graduate University’s School of Educational Studies as professor in 2006; was appointed executive vice president and provost in 2011; and served as interim president from January 2017 until June 2018. Adams was previously a research associate professor in the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at University of Washington and an associate professor of education and public policy at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University; there, he served as director of the graduate program in educational policy and as chair of the Peabody College Faculty Council. He was also an associate director at PACE. Adams chaired the boards of directors of the Kentucky Institute for Education Research and Abintra Montessori School in Nashville. He served on the national advisory boards for Standard & Poor’s School Evaluation Services and the National Governors Association’s Redesigning the American High School Initiative. Adams has been a consultant to the National Commission on Governing America’s Schools, the National Forum on Accountability, National Research Council, and National Education Association.

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Publications by Jacob E. Adams, Jr.
This publication is based upon compilations and syntheses of information collected by other agencies and individuals. These sources are noted throughout the text. We wish here to express our appreciation to these others, upon whose efforts we depend…
This is the fourth edition of Conditions of Education in California. It is the most extensive and inclusive issue yet. It has been altered in both content and format. The content has been expanded.  In addition to previously appearing components…
Two years ago, in the midst of a heated debate in the California legislature over whether to eliminate the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, a proponent of the proposal stood up, waved a red, white, and blue publication, and declared: "PACE says…
Continuing growth and sustained progress on educational reform characterize California's public schools, but the Gann spending limit, which potentially restricts state dollars for education, and projected shortages of highly qualified teachers…