Kappan authors among top education influencers

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Kappan magazine authors are among those cited in the 2019 Rick Hess Straight Up (RHSU) Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, which ranks the university-based scholars in the U.S. who did the most last year to shape educational practice and policy.

The methodology used in the rankings included Google Scholar Score, Syllabus Points, Web Mentions, and more.

Here are the authors featured in Kappan since 2012 listed in the top 50 of the 200 Edu-Scholar rankings:


#2. Linda Darling-Hammond

The power and potential of teacher residencies (2017) (with Roneeta Guha and Maria E. Hyler)

Sticky schools: How to find and keep teachers in the classroom (2017) (with Anne Podolsky, Tara Kini and Joseph Bishop)

The right start: Creating a strong foundation for the teaching career (2012)


#8. Carol A. Tomlinson

Searching for the irresistible (2014) (with Hilary Dack)


#13. Sam Wineburg

Why we need a new approach to teaching digital literacy (2018)  (with Joel Breakstone, Sarah McGrew, Mark Smith, and Teresa Ortega)


#17. Pedro Noguera

High-stakes testing hasn’t brought education gains (2015) (with Judith Browne Dianis and John H. Jackson)

Saving Black and Latino boys: What schools can do to make a difference (2012)


#18. Yong Zhao

Flunking innovation and creativity (2012)

Mr. Zhao’s latest Kappan article is in the February 2019 issue, online Jan. 21.


#19. Andy Hargreaves

Solidarity with solidity: The case for collaborative professionalism (2018) (with Michael T. O’Connor)

The top and bottom of leadership and change (2015) (with Mel Ainscow)


#20. Robert E. Slavin

Taking success for all to scale (2013) (with Nancy A. Madden)


#21. Richard Rothstein

Mr. Rothstein’s latest Kappan article is featured in the February 2019 issue, online Jan. 21.


#25. Martin Carnoy

Cuban students excel in Latin America (2012)


#29. Gary Orfield

When choice fosters inequity, can research help? (2016) (with Jennifer B. Ayscue, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Brian Woodward)


#30. Marybeth Gasman

How to write an opinion essay and why you should do it now (2014)

What’s old is new: Philanthropic influence on education (2012)


#37. Richard J. Murnane

Growing income inequity threatens American education (2014) (with Greg J. Duncan)

Meeting the educational challenges of income inequality (2014) (with Greg J. Duncan)


#39. Joseph Murphy

Positive school leadership (2017) (with Karen Seashore Louis and Mark Smylie)


#47. Richard M. Ingersoll

Beginning teacher induction: What the data tell us (2012)


#49. David F. Labaree

Public schools for private gain: The declining American commitment to serving the public good (2018)

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