Robert H. Meyer

Robert H. Meyer
President and CEO,
Education Analytics

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

updated 2021

Publications by Robert H. Meyer
Evidence From Interim Assessments in California
At the first anniversary of school closures due to COVID-19, nearly half of the K–12 students in the U.S. were attending schools that were either fully remote or offering hybrid instruction, with more than 70 percent of California students attending…
Evidence from the CORE Districts
Since spring 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has been abruptly interrupting regular instruction in almost all schools in the U.S. One year later, policymakers, district administrators, and educators are still balancing the benefits and risks of…
This article illustrates the application of mixture IRT models to evaluate 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 social-…
Evidence From the First Large-Scale Panel Student Survey
A growing number of school systems use self-report surveys to track students’ social-emotional development as a tool to inform policy and practice. In this article, the first large-scale panel survey of social-emotional learning (SEL) simulates how…