Kimberly Dadisman

Guest Blogger

Senior Policy & Research Manager

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kimberly Dadisman is a Senior Policy & Research Manager for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) North America, and her work is focused on the intersection of research and policy. She manages the education sector at the lab and works with staff and J-PAL researchers to generate and disseminate evidence on effective strategies to improve educational outcomes for students in North America.

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Posted Aug. 24, 2021

Schools Will Spend Millions on Tutoring This Year — Here’s How to Do It Right

As the new school year kicks off, states and districts are launching tutoring programs using federal and state COVID-relief funding.…

By Kimberly Dadisman

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Posted Sep. 15, 2021

Why We Can’t Just Shut Up and Teach

It is no easy thing to help high school students become better critical thinkers. Especially now. The very act of engaging students in the events…

By Suzanne Caines

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Posted Sep. 14, 2021

Q&A: Selma’s Superintendent Keeps Kids Learning, Even as COVID Rages

In 2017 Dr. Avis Williams came to Selma City Schools as its new superintendent, taking over an urban district where almost all students are economically…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Sep. 16, 2021

It’s Time to Dump Deficit-Based Data

As the school year begins, we hear lots of deficit-laden words like “Title I,” “tough,” “low-income,” and “low-achieving” to describe primarily Black and brown students…

By Doron Zinger

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