John R. Novak

John R. Novak
Administrator of Research Systems, Office of Research, Planning, Evaluation,
Long Beach Unified School District

John R. Novak is the administrator of research systems in the Office of Research, Planning, and Evaluation at the Long Beach Unified School District, where he focuses on database management. Novak has been a recurrent lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Southern California. He received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Publications by John R. Novak
Similar Test Scores, but Different Students, Bring Federal Sanctions
This brief details how schools serving diverse students in California are less likely to achieve their growth targets and be subjected to stiff federal sanctions. Schools enrolling more demographic subgroups do serve students who tend to score lower…