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.

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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 Nov. 30, 2020

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Sometimes, data can seem pesky. Just ask the folks who continue to suggest that coronavirus spikes are merely the result of increased testing. “You know…

By Garris Landon Stroud

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

One Memphis Mom (and Grandma) Has a Thanksgiving Message for Joe Biden

Sarah Carpenter, executive director of Memphis Lift, spent much of the 2020 primary season bringing her message—her plea—for liberation from failing schools to all who were…

By Erika Sanzi

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