Art Burke

Art provides methodological assistance to colleagues planning research and evaluation studies, as well as conducting advanced statistical analyses of education data. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and enjoys reading, working out, and the mild winters of the Pacific Northwest.

I believe that social science research methods play a role in improving not only education, but also all of society.

Senior Advisor, Methodology
503.275.9592

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Blog Posts

Partnering To Develop Research-Based Recommendations for Teaching English Learners

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October 26th, 2015

Researcher Art Burke writes about a successful collaboration that eased the way for a district to translate research into practice and improve teaching for English learners.

Discipline and Achievement on State Assessments for English Learner Students in Oregon

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August 4th, 2015

Do English learner students miss more class time due to discipline than their non-English learner peers? Art Burke examines this and other questions in his newly published REL Northwest study.

Early Identification of Students Most at Risk of Not Graduating on Time

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May 4th, 2015

I’m a researcher at Education Northwest. I’ve worked in district offices and parented six children who are now adults, so for both personal and professional reasons, I have a long interest in helping young people succeed in school. The part of my job that I enjoy the most is producing results that...