The School Bonus Points project will be directed by Ilona Arnold-Berkovits, Ph.D., an education and family systems researcher and psychometrician at Rutgers University.
Dr. Arnold-Berkovits received her doctorate in Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation from the University of Maryland and was awarded an ETS Gulliksen Fellowship. She has managed large-scale projects for the U.S. Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, as well as Montclair State and Rutgers Universities. Her previous research focused on reducing systemic inequities in educational contexts. The SchoolBonusPoints project evolved from this work.
Co-Principal Investigators are being invited at this time.
(Expert advisors will contribute their perspectives, and inform research and implementation of this project. Insights from a variety of fields are welcome.)
Use the form to send a message to the team at SchoolBonusPoints.org.
This is a work in progress, so suggestions to secure funding, collaborate with experts in the field, interact with communities and university admissions departments, improve this site, and update the reference lists with relevant publications are all welcome!
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An Incentive to Integrate Schools