Education Policy & Government

Education Policy & Government

Jen Jennings '00

Jennifer Jennings, '00,  is Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her research attempts to understand the effects of a variety of educational policies - for example, accountability policies, teacher evaluation systems, and school choice policies - on racial, socioeconomic, and gender inequality in educational outcomes. In addition, she studies the longer-term impacts of high schools on outcomes beyond test scores such as college matriculation, college graduation, and earnings.

Rebecca Nyquist '09

After graduating from Teacher Prep, I was accepted into UPenn's Residency Master's in Teaching Program. In this program, I spent two years teaching at The Lawrenceville School, while earning a Masters in the Science of Education from UPenn. While at Lawrenceville, I taught 10th Grade World History and World Religions. I also taught a 12th Grade elective on Women and Islam, as well as an Environmental Film-making course. In addition to teaching, I had the good fortune of working as the Assistant Coach of the Girls' Varsity Water Polo team and the Head Coach of the Girls' Varsity Swim Team.

Sam Yoon '91

Sam Yoon ’91, who came to the United States from South Korea at the age of 10 months, is the first Asian-American to run for elected office in Boston, Mass. In November 2005 he was elected at-large city councilor, charged with representing every neighborhood in a city of 600,000 people.

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