Vi-Nhuan Le

Vi-Nhuan Le
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Education and Child Development,
University of Chicago

Vi-Nhuan Le is a senior research scientist at NORC in the Department of Education and Child Development. She was formerly an associate behavioral scientist at RAND, where she conducted research on educational assessment. Le researches issues related to mathematics and science reform; educational assessment; postsecondary access and persistence; and early childhood education. Her past projects include examining the relationship between a quality rating system for childcare providers and key child outcomes; exploring the impact of merit pay on mathematics teachers’ attitudes and instructional practices; and studying the effects of participation in the College Bound readiness program on student attendance, academic achievement, and college attendance. Le received her PhD in educational psychology from Stanford University.

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Publications by Vi-Nhuan Le
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…