Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bruno, P. & Strunk, K. O. (forthcoming) Making the Cut: The Effectiveness of Teacher Screening and Hiring in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. (link) (media coverage: CPRE Knowledge Hub; Chalkbeat; Fordham Institute; FutureEd)

Bruno, P. (forthcoming). Charter School Competition and District Finances: Evidence from California. Journal of Education Finance. (working paper) (infographic) (media coverage: Chalkbeat)

Lewis, C., Bruno, P., Raygoza, J., & Wang, J. (2019). Alignment of Goals and Perceptions of Computing Predicts Students’ Sense of Belonging in Computing. Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (ICER ’19), 11–19. (link) (pre-print)

Working Papers

Bruno, P., Rabovsky, S. J., & Strunk, K. O. Taking Their First Steps: The Distribution of new Teachers into Classroom and School Contexts and Implications for Teacher Effectiveness and Growth. (link) (media coverage: Chalkbeat; NCTQ) (Educational Leadership article)

Policy Briefs and Technical Reports

Bruno, P. (2019). The Challenges of Health and Welfare Benefit Costs for California Districts. Policy Analysis for California Education. Stanford, CA. (link) (commentary) (media coverage: The Sacramento Bee)

Bruno, P. (2018). District Dollars 2: California School District Finances, 2004-5 through 2016-17. Getting Down to Facts II. Stanford, CA. (link) (media coverage: EdSource)

Strunk, K. O., Marsh, J., & Bruno, P. (2017). An Effective Teacher for Every Student: Developing a Research Agenda to Further Policy Change. Policy Analysis for California Education. (link)