Karen Hunter Quartz
- Ph.D., Education, UCLA
- M.A., Philosophy of Science, University of Western Ontario
- B.A., Philosophy, Huron College
Teaching & Research Interests
- New school development
- Small schools
- Community-based school reform
- Teacher effectiveness
- Urban teacher education
- School choice
- Urban teacher retention and career development
- Data-driven inquiry and change
- Social foundations of education
Quartz, K.H., Olsen, B., Anderson, L.M., Lyons, K.B. (2010). Making a Difference: Career Pathways in Urban Education. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers.
Quartz, K.H., Priselac, J.Z., Franke, M.L. (2009). Transforming Public Schools: A Synthesis of Research Findings from UCLA’s Center X. Equity and Excellence in Education. 42(3), 313-326.
Quartz, K.H. and Washor, E. (2008) “Meeting the Individual and Collective Aims of Schooling: Can Multiple Pathways as Small Schools Strike a Balance?” In J. Oakes and M. Saunders, eds., Beyond Tracking: Multiple Pathways to College, Career, and Civic Participation. Cambridge: Harvard Education Press.
Quartz, K.H., Thomas, A., Anderson, L., Masyn, K., Lyons, K.B., Olsen, B. (2008). Careers in Motion: A Longitudinal Retention Study of Role Changing Patterns Among Urban Educators. Teachers College Record 110(1), 218-250.
Oakes, J., Quartz, K.H., Ryan, S., Lipton, M. (2000). Becoming Good American Schools: The Struggle for Civic Virtue in Educational Reform