Erin joined EdSource in 2010. She is responsible for grants management and a variety of communications projects, and edits the “Leading Change” newsletter. Previously, Erin was a senior communications officer at The Wallace Foundation in New York where she managed major grants related to increasing awareness of the value of high-quality afterschool programs and other education initiatives. She oversaw numerous foundation projects such as an award-winning online tool that calculates the costs of afterschool programs for youth in a variety of settings. Erin attended NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, where she received her Masters of Public Policy and Administration.
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Some notable quotes from 2015.
December 27, 2015
African-American preschoolers are expelled and suspended more often, report finds.
November 6, 2015
Tyler Graff is the incoming principal at the Claire Lilienthal alternative school in San Francisco Unified.
July 5, 2015
A new study from New York University researchers links a kindergarten program that promotes “executive functions” – such as self-control, paying attention and planning – with academic improvements that persist beyond kindergarten.
November 21, 2014
A new study that examines the implementation of California’s Local Control Funding Formula revealed that district leaders welcome a need-based local funding model but that they were hindered by a lack of time, information, skills and resources.