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. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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