Larry Miller

Larry Miller

Dean, School of Education and Charter Schools at Florida SouthWestern State College

Twitter: @edfiguy

Larry Miller is the Dean of the School of Education and Charter Schools at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW). He holds appointments as a Senior Research Affiliate at the University of Washington Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and Georgetown University's Edunomics Lab. He is an active consultant to the National Center on Innovation in Education at the University of Kentucky. Miller holds a doctorate in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University with specializations in public budgeting, finance and social policy. His current school finance research agenda includes projects analyzing the cost of personalized learning schools, an initiative to understand how we can finance schools in support of student-centered learning, and an evaluation of the impact that blended learning has on the cost of education in private schools. His research has been cited by Wired magazine, Ed Week, and the Hechinger Report, his editorials have appeared in the Detroit Free Press, the Seattle Times, and The Record, and his research has appeared in Public Budgeting and Finance, Municipal Finance Journal, Educational Policy and Developments in Education Finance.

04/2016
Financing Personalized Learning: What Can We Learn From First-Generation Adopters?

This paper takes the first systematic look at costs associated with implementing personalized learning schools, how leaders of these schools choose to allocate their funds, and what it might take to make...

10/2015
The Policy Framework for Online Charter Schools

CRPE partnered with Mathematica and CREDO on a rigorous analysis of online charter schools. Our paper examines how state policy shapes the online charter school landscape.

06/2014
Policy Barriers to School Improvement: What's Real and What's Imagined?

This report examines federal, state, and district barriers that principals say hinder their ability to make innovative school improvements.

05/2014
The SEA of the Future: Building the Productivity Infrastructure

Edited by Betheny Gross and Ashley Jochim, the essays in this third volume of the SEA of the Future describe a "productivity infrastructure" intended to provide a foundation for the work of SEAs.

05/2014
Is Personalized Learning Meeting Its Productivity Promise? Early Lessons from Pioneering Schools

This fiscal analysis finds that early difficulties forecasting enrollment and revenue can undermine implementation of personalized-learning models that blend computer-based and...

Date: Feb 26 2015
Where: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

Here's where to find CRPE experts at the 2015 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 40th Annual Research Conference in DC.

Date: Mar 13 2014
Where: San Antonio, TX

Several CRPE researchers are presenting work at the 2014 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Spring Research Conference in San Antonio, Texas, March 13-15.

Date: Oct 29 2013
Where: Orlando FL and Online

CRPE Senior Analyst and Research Director Betheny Gross and Senior Research Fellow Larry Miller join Scott Milam of Afton Partners for a panel on blended learning school cost analysis at this year's iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium.

Date: Apr 28 2013
Where: San Francisco, CA

Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.

Date: Nov 15 2012
Where: Online

In this webinar, the authors shared findings and policy recommendations from their research on student-centered learning.

May 4 2015

Larry Miller is quoted in this article about personalized learning in Wired.

Sep 26 2014

CRPE researcher Larry Miller is quoted in this Catalyst Chicago article about Chicago Public School's budget decision.

Jul 16 2014

This Philanthropy News Digest piece highlights CRPE's report on policy barriers to school innovation.

Jun 24 2014

This Education Week article features CRPE's Larry Miller discussing his new report on policy barriers to school innovation.

Jun 3 2014

This Education Week blog highlights our newly released fiscal analysis on technology-based personalized-learning schools.

Jun 6 2014

Larry Miller and Betheny Gross discuss the role of charter school authorizers in the effort to increase personalized learning programs in schools

May 1 2014

Larry Miller revisits the groundbreaking study that revealed how the budgeting system used by most districts was broken - and how to fix it.

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