Jack Schneider is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and leads the Beyond Test Scores Project. An award-winning scholar and teacher, his work explores the influence of history, culture, and rhetoric in education policy. The author of four books, Dr. Schneider has explored why particular ideas gain policy traction, how public perceptions of schools take shape, why education reform so often fails, and how organizations can use data to empower stakeholders. He is a co-founder of the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment, co-editor of History of Education Quarterly, and co-host of the education policy podcast Have You Heard. In addition to his scholarly work, Dr. Schneider writes frequently in outlets like the Atlantic, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.