Writing

To see a more complete list of my publications, check the most recent version of my CV.

Educational Leadership

Swaner, L. E., Dodds, C., & Lee, M. H. (2021). Leadership for flourishing schools: From research to practice. Colorado Springs: Association of Christian Schools International. Available at: https://www.acsi.org/docs/default-source/website-publishing/research/fsci-leadership-report-2021.pdf.

Swaner, L. E., Dodds, C., & Lee, M. H. (2021). “Leadership for flourishing schools.” Association of Christian Schools International (blog). Available at: https://blog.acsi.org/leadership-for-flourishing-schools.

Lee, M. H., Cheng, A., & Wiens, K. (2021). 2020 principal survey. Kennesaw: Council on Educational Standards & Accountability. Available at: https://www.cesaschools.org/wp-content/uploads/cesa-survey-final-final1.pdf.

Christian Schools

Lee, M. H. (2021). “More than (test score) conquerors.” Association of Christian Schools International (blog). Available at: https://blog.acsi.org/character-education. The CACE Roundtable (blog). Available at: https://cace.org/more-than-test-score-conquerors/.

Lee, M. H. (2021). “Christian schools and COVID: Leading the way.” Association of Christian Schools International (blog). Available at: https://blog.acsi.org/christian-schools-and-covid.

Swaner, L. E. & Lee, M. H. (2020). Christian schools and COVID-19: 2020-2021 school year profile. Colorado Springs: Association of Christian Schools International. Available at: https://www.acsi.org/docs/default-source/website-publishing/research/acsi-covid-survey-report-december-2020.pdf.

Lee, M. H. (2020). New research finds evidence linking Protestant school attendance and strong marriages. Research in Brief, 2(1). Colorado Springs: Association of Christian Schools International. Available at: https://www.acsi.org/docs/default-source/website-publishing/research/research-in-brief-fall-2020-4.pdf?sfvrsn=54d9b2aa_2.

Swaner, L. E. & Lee, M. H. (2020). “Nationwide-data on Christian schools yields 2020-2021 profile.” Association of Christian Schools International (blog). Available at: https://blog.acsi.org/nationwide-data-on-christian-schools-2020-2021-profile.

Lee, M. H. (2020). “New research finds evidence linking Protestant school attendance and strong marriages.” Association of Christian Schools International (blog). Available at: https://blog.acsi.org/protestant-school-attendance-and-strong-marriages.

Civics

Lee, M. H. & Beck, M. I. (March 25, 2019). Assessing the impact of Holocaust education on adolescents’ civic values: Experimental evidence from Arkansas. EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-08. Social Science Research Network. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3366966.

Lee, M. H. & Beck, M. I. (2019). “Must bear witness: Studying the Holocaust.” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Available at: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/apr/04/must-bear-witness-20190404/.

Lee, M. H. (2018). “Freedom is central to civics.” Providence Journal. Available at: https://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/20181220/my-turn-matthew-h-lee-freedom-is-central-to-civics.

Lee, M. H. (2018). “Promote genuine discussion.” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Available at: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/oct/26/aid-students-more-20181026/.

Homeschooling

Watson, A. R. & Lee, M. H. (2020). “For the students: In defense of homeschooling.” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Available at: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/may/21/for-the-students-20200521/.

Lee, M. H., Watson, A. R., & Wolf, P. J. (2020). “Homeschooling: Innocent until proven guilty.” redefinED Blog. Available at: https://www.redefinedonline.org/2020/05/homeschooling-innocent-until-proven-guilty/.

Wolf, P. J., Lee, M. H., & Watson, A. R. (2020). “Harvard Law professor’s attack on homeschooling is a flawed failure. And terribly timed, too.” Education Next Blog. Available at: https://www.educationnext.org/harvard-law-professors-attack-on-homeschooling-flawed-failure-terribly-timed/. #5 most downloaded post in 2020.

School Choice

Lee, M. H., Mills, J. N., & Wolf, P. J. (2020). Heterogeneous achievement impacts across schools in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Journal of School Choice, 14(2): 1-26. doi:10.1080/15582159.2020.1756719. Working paper available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3376234.

Lee, M. H. & McKenzie, S. C. (2020). Charter schools in northwest Arkansas: Patterns of enrollment and characteristics of student movers. Arkansas Education Report, 17(3). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas, Department of Education Reform. Available at: http://www.officeforeducationpolicy.org/downloads/2020/02/17-3-northwest-arkansas-charter-schools.pdf.

Lee, M. H. & McKenzie, S. C. (2020). Enrollment trends in northwest Arkansas charter schools (Policy Brief). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas, Department of Education Reform. Available at: http://www.officeforeducationpolicy.org/downloads/2020/02/17-2-northwest-arkansas-charter-schools.pdf.

Wolf, P. J., Mills, J. N., Sude, Y., Erickson, H. H., & Lee, M. H. (2019). How has the Louisiana Scholarship Program affected students? A comprehensive summary of effects after four years (Policy Brief). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas, Department of Education Reform. Available at: https://scdp.uark.edu/how-has-the-louisiana-scholarship-program-affected-students/.

Lee, M. H. (2019). Who’s using Act 173? (Policy Brief). Office for Education Policy, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Available at: http://www.officeforeducationpolicy.org/downloads/2019/02/16-3-act-173.pdf.