PK-12 Education policy and law issues particularly relating to special education, teacher evaluation and charter schools.
Umpstead, R., Jankens, B., Ortega Gil, P., Umpstead, B., & Weiss, L. (2016). School choice in Spain and the U.S.: A comparative study. Global Education Review, 3(2), 84-102.
Umpstead, R., Blankenship, A. E., & Weiss, L. (2015). The new state of teacher evaluation and employment laws: An analysis of legal actions and trends. West's Education Law Reporter, 322, 577-597.
Umpstead, R., Hoffman, H., & Pehrsson, D. E. (2015). Building leadership from within the ranks: Leadership fellow initiative. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 35, 144-152.