Priti Sanghani

Analyst, Education First

San Francisco, California

Priti Sanghani holds a master’s in education policy and management from Harvard University, and is a former secondary science teacher and instructional coach.

She cares deeply about seeing education systems flourish, particularly those that serve low-income students and students of color. She holds the deep belief that a quality education honors the dignity and value of every child.

Priti’s expertise is in strengthening philanthropy and grantmaking, advancing instructional practice in schools and classrooms and supporting school districts and policy organizations to strengthen strategic planning.

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Posted Jan. 20, 2016

How Partnerships Between School Districts and Teacher Preparation Programs Are Transforming the Teacher Pipeline

I realized how lucky I was on my first day as a classroom teacher. Walking into I.S. 162, a large…

By Priti Sanghani

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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