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 Jan. 21, 2022

As #MeTooK12 Turns 4, Students Can’t Wait for Adults to Make Change

This January marks the fourth anniversary of #MeTooK12, a campaign spotlighting the widespread sexual harassment and assault millions of students experience each day. Although statistics…

By Esther Warkov

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Posted Jan. 18, 2022

Lawmakers Pay Teachers Lip Service, But from Subs to Curriculum, They Don’t Respect Us

The other day, my wife and I watched the first episode of the new sitcom Abbott Elementary.  In this episode, there’s a hilarious scene where…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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Posted Jan. 13, 2022

Explained: How to Run for Your Local School Board

School boards (in some states “school committees”) sit at the intersection of civic engagement, local politics, and community service. The school board is a team…

By Brianna Crowley

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