Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020-07-01 Opportunities and Obstacles to Making Innovation a Priority in EducationCentral Questions in Education.  11:167-178. 2020-07-01
2019-09-01 Standing for Public EducationChange: The Magazine of Higher Learning.  7-11. 2019-09-01
2019-01-01 A Step We Should Take to Curb School ViolenceEdNC2019-01-01
2018-01-01 Where Intention Meets Implementation: The Challenges and Concerns of High-Stakes Literacy PolicyJournal of Education and Human Developments.  4:13-21. 2018-01-01
2014-02-01 Creating the Cougar Watch: Learning to be Proactive Against Bullying in Schools.Middle School Journal.  46:13-19. 2014-02-01
2012-07-01 The Evolution of Teacher Candidates’ Thinking: Coming to Consciousness and Developing ConscienceTeaching and Learning: The Journal of Natural Inquiry and Reflective Practice.  26:58-73. 2012-07-01
2011-03-01 Mr Watson Come Here....: The performance of early college students in their first year at the university and the challenge to P-16 educationImproving Schools.  14:30-48. 2011-03-01


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2017-05-01 The Fallacy of School Grades: Exploring the Myth that Public Shaming Leads to School Improvement.  Enduring Myths that Inhibit School Turnaround. 297-318. 2017-05-01
2016-06-01 Taken by the Numbers: How Value-Added Measures Distort our View of Teachers' Work.  Handbook of Research on Professional Development for Quality Teaching and Learning. 634-651. 2016-06-01


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2021-07-01 What is educational innovation? Here are some common themes. 2021-07-01
2021-05-01 Collaboration and Innovation in a Pandemic Offer Promise for a New DirectionEdNC. 2021-05-01
2021-03-01 The Genie is out of the Bottle: Exploring Opportunities to Rethink Public EducationEdNC. 2021-03-01


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2014-04-01 The Public Schools Our Children Deserve? North Carolina Residents React to State Legislative Changes. 23. 2014-04-01


Co-principal Investigator On

  • GradNation Summit 2015-10-01 - 2016-04-01
  • Successful DropOut Prevention Programs in NC 2010-11-01 - 2011-04-01
  • Full Name

  • Robert W Smith