Zahava Stadler

Guest Blogger

Manager of Policy and Research, EdBuild

Jersey City, New Jersey

Zahava Stadler contributes to policy research, analysis and communications at EdBuild.

Before joining EdBuild, she worked with the School District of Philadelphia on its strategic planning process, completed an Education Pioneers fellowship at TNTP (formerly The New Teacher Project) and conducted graduate research on issues of educational equity, student disadvantage and school finance. She began her career in education at Innovative Schools, a nonprofit organization in Wilmington, Delaware, working with school districts and charter schools on human capital issues.

Zahava holds master’s degrees in public administration and education policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University.


Posted July 26, 2016

Here’s How Wealthy School Districts Keep the Poor Kids Out

Earlier this month, EdBuild released an interactive map displaying how many kids in each school district in America live below…

By Zahava Stadler

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Posted Aug. 6, 2015

No Dollar Left Behind: How States Can Fix School Funding to Help Kids

When a school or district wants to try something new, it needs to find the money to do so. But…

By Zahava Stadler

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Posted Mar. 19, 2018

Here’s How You Know When You Need to Check Your Microaggressions at the Front Door

If I had money to wager, I’d bet that if you’re a female teacher, this has happened to you. You’re in a meeting and you…

By Shanna Peeples

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Posted Mar. 19, 2018

It’s Damn Near Impossible to Be a Teacher-Leader and Still Teach

A few weeks ago, I was out of the classroom. When I came back, the substitute teacher’s notes were not good. “I wish I could…

By Tom Rademacher

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Posted Mar. 20, 2018

Black Girls Need More Than Michelle Obama

There’s danger in the singular Michelle Obama Black girl role-model narrative. There has been a beautiful picture circulating of a young African-American girl looking up…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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