Associate Professor of Applied Statistics, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (Associated Wagner faculty)
Jack Buckley came to NYU after serving for two years as the Deputy Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, the federal agency responsible for collecting data in all areas of education in the U.S. Prior to joining NCES, he worked to improve statistical methodology in the federal intelligence community. He has also taught statistics and education policy at Georgetown University, Boston College, and at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Buckley is an affiliated researcher with the National Center for the Study of Privatization of Education at Teachers College. He also served in the Navy as a surface warfare officer and nuclear reactor engineer. His book, Charter Schools: Hope or Hype (with Mark Schneider) was published in 2007 by Princeton University Press.
In the Press
U.S. students continue to trail Asian students in math, reading, science