Polict Goes to School Kick-off Lecture

Policy Goes to School Lecture Series

UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education announces the 2017-18 “Policy Goes to School” Lecture Series. The three talks – all free and open to the public – will examine areas where current academic research sheds light on policy dilemmas in education.

Fall Quarter

Friday, November 17, 12-1 pm, Dean's Boardroom, Education Building

Daniel Klasik, Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration, George Washington University: "Not Everyone Wants to Go to Stanford: Geographic Variation in Where Students Apply to College"

Jason Taylor, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, University of Utah College: "Delivering the Promise: Assessing the Salt Lake Community College Promise Program"

Winter Quarter

Cassandra Gaurino, Professor of Education and Public Policy, UC Riverside: Faculty Service Loads and Gender Inequities

Spring Quarter

Rachel Baker Assistant Professor of Education Policy, UC Irvine: Policies and Decision Making in Broad Access Higher Education


The 2016-17 series featured talks by Michael Gottfried (10/12/16) “Children with Disabilities in Full-Day Kindergarten: Effects & Policy Implications;" Ethan Hutt (1/30/17) "Long-Term Relationships: How Longitudinal Datasets Shaped Our Views of Educational Attainment, Inequality, and the American School System;" and Brooks Bowden (6/5/17) "Simplifying Cost Research Design for Educational Field Trials."