Topic: Education Policy, prepared by Jasper Tyan and Fish Stark
Coursework:
Urban and Education Inequality, Gerald Jaynes
Managing Education Reform, Victor de la Paz (*SOM class, needs instructor approval)
American Education and the Law, William Garfinkel
Econometrics & Data Analysis I and II, depends on semester *empirical approaches to policy
Cities, Suburbs and School Choice, Mira Debs
Public Schools & Public Policy, Mira Debs
Child Care, Society, & Public Policy, Jessica Sager & Janna Wagner
Cities: Making Public Choices in New Haven, John DeStefano (overall urban policy course with substantial school reform focus)


Contacts:
Students: Caitlin Dermody, '18, Tran Le '18

Faculty and staff:

Mira Debs, Education Studies
John De Stefano, Political Science
Jenna Wagner & Jessica Sager, All our Kin

Richard Lemons, Center for School Change

Community leaders: Jenna Wagner & Jessica Sager, All our Kin
Richard Lemons, Center for School Change

Clubs, organizations, activities:
Roosevelt Institute has an Education policy center
Yale College Democrats sometimes do projects on college access/in-state tuition for dreamers/juvenile justice in the spring.

Field experience:

Internships:
Brookings Institution, Washington DC (Caitlin Dermody '18 interned here)
US Education Department
State Education Departments
  • New York State Education Department - Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (students Israel Tovar '17, Jasper Tyan '17 and Tran Le '18 have participated in internships)
City Education Departments
  • NYC DOE
  • DC Public Schools Central Policy Office (Ben Wong '19 interned here)
Century Foundation, New York City (focus on early childhood and school integration)

Fellowships:
Class of 1960 John Heinz Government Service Fellowships

Post-grad opportunities: