Jack Schneider

Jack Schneider is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at UMass Lowell and leads the “Beyond Test Scores” research project. An award-winning scholar, his work explores the influence of history, culture, and rhetoric in education policy. The author of three books and over a dozen peer-reviewed research articles, Dr. Schneider has explored why particular ideas gain policy traction, how public perception of schools takes shape, why education reform so often fails, and how organizations improve. He writes frequently in outlets like the Atlantic and the Washington Post, and is co-host of the educational policy podcast “Have You Heard.”