Laura S. Hamilton

Laura S. Hamilton
Associate Vice President and Eignor Executive Editor,

Laura S. Hamilton is associate vice president and Eignor executive editor at ETS. She was formerly distinguished chair in learning and assessment in the RAND Corporation. She was also is a behavioral scientist at RAND where she conducted research on educational assessment and the effectiveness of educational programs. Her areas of interest include the validity of large-scale achievement tests, the effects of high-stakes testing and accountability systems, and the relationships between classroom practices and student achievement in math and science. Dr. Hamilton received a PhD in educational psychology and an MA in statistics from Stanford University.

Publications by Laura S. Hamilton
Are the Reform Pieces Fitting Together?
"Crucial Issues in California Education 2000" is a successor to "Conditions of Education," a PACE publication since 1984. Conditions combined up-to-date data and ongoing trends in a wide variety of indicators relevant to state education policy. In…