Richard P. Phelps

Academic Questions

August 23, 2021

The Politicization of Education Research and the AERA

Richard P. Phelps

Like many science-related professional associations founded on the principles of unbiased research, nonpartisanship, and best practices, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) has become......

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April 16, 2021

In Defense of Sandra Stotsky

Richard P. Phelps

Richard Phelps critiques James V. Schuls' characteriztion of Sandra Stotsky in his fall 2019 article in Academic Questions, "A Dangerous Belief."

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July 2, 2020

Down the Memory Hole: Evidence on Educational Testing

Richard P. Phelps

When the existence of previously conducted research makes funding harder to come by and favored policy goals less salient, it can disappear.

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May 30, 2012

Dismissive Reviews: Academe's Memory Hole

Richard P. Phelps

Richard R. Phelps exposes how scholars fail to consult the research that has been done on their chosen topic and blandly claim themselves to be pioneers in the area.

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