Robert H. Meyer

Robert Meyer
Robert H. Meyer
CEO,
Education Analytics

Robert H. Meyer is director of the Value-Added Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and president and CEO of Education Analytics, a Madison-based nonprofit that conducts sophisticated statistical research to solve complex, pressing problems facing public education in the United States. He has conducted major statistical evaluations of programs and policies, such as class-size reduction, literacy, and supplemental educational services. Meyer received the University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research in 2010.

Publications by Robert H. Meyer
We illustrate the application of mixture IRT models to evaluate the possibility of respondent confusion due to the negative wording of certain items on a social-emotional learning (SEL) assessment. Using actual student self-report ratings on four…
This brief applies value-added models to student surveys in the CORE Districts to explore whether social-emotional learning (SEL) surveys can be used to measure effective classroom-level supports for SEL. The authors find that classrooms differ in…
School value-added models are increasingly used to measure schools’ contributions to student success. At the same time, policymakers and researchers agree that schools should support students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) as well as academic…
Evidence from the CORE Districts
Mounting evidence demonstrates that social-emotional skills are important for students’ academic and life success, yet we have limited evidence on how these skills develop over time and how this development varies across student subgroups. In this…