Margaret RAYMOND

Director - Center for Research on Education Outcomes

Margaret “Macke” Raymond is the director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University, which analyzes education reform efforts around the country.  CREDO is a leader in studying US charter schools.  Other areas of endeavor include school reform policy, measurement and performance and accountability systems and incentives.  Ms. Raymond  holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Boston University, with three masters degrees and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Rochester.  She lives in Stanford CA with her husband and dogs Scout and Sugar.


  • Davis, Devora H. and Margaret E. Raymond. “Choices for Studying Choice: Assessing Charter School Effectiveness Using Two Quasi-Experimental Methods.” Economics of Education Review 31, no. 2 (2012): 225-236.
  • CREDO Charter Growth and Replication. CREDO, Stanford University, 2013.
  • CREDO The National Charter School Study II.  CREDO, Stanford University, 2013.
  • Raymond, Margaret.  To no avail: A critical look at the charter school debate.  Kappan Magazine, February-March, 2014.
  • CREDO Urban Charter School Performance.  CREDO, Stanford University, 2015.


Margaret Raymond on Twitter: @steading

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