James W. Guthrie

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James W. Guthrie
Co-Founder and Co-Director,
Policy Analysis for California Education

James W. Guthrie is the founder of Management Analysis and Planning, Inc. and now serves as chair of its board. Guthrie is also cofounder and codirector of PACE. Previously a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, he is currently the Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, and founding director of the Peabody Center for Education Policy. He is past-president of the American Education Finance Association; frequently serves on National Academy of Sciences panels; served as editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of American Education; and is series editor of the Peabody Education Leadership Series. He is principal investigator for the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University, and the policy director for the Center for Educator Compensation Reform. Guthrie received his PhD from Stanford University.

updated 1996

Publications by James W. Guthrie
Research Center Celebrates a Quarter Century as Leader in Legislative Policy Analysis
When PACE was founded in the early 1980s, California's schools were in turmoil following the passage of Proposition 13, which indirectly limited public education funding. Twenty-five years later, in 2008, Proposition 13 is still intact, the state's…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase III Final Report, Part 2
Phase III was designed to further analyze the preliminary recommendations and to utilize the assistance of childcare and development community to re­design childcare and development policy. Professional judgment and experience was sought from…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase III Final Report, Part 1
Phase III was designed to further analyze the preliminary recommendations and to utilize the assistance of childcare and development community to re­design childcare and development policy. Professional judgment and experience was sought from…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase II Final Report Executive Summary
The Phase II final report of the California Cares Project undertaken by Policy Analysis for California Education for the California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS ), and the Office of Child Development…