Kate Kennedy

Kate Kennedy
Kate Kennedy
Ph.D. Student,
University of Southern California

Kate Kennedy is a doctoral student in Urban Education Policy at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She studies the K-12 American educational landscape, focusing on politics, leadership, and equity in K-12 education policy. She also works on education policy initiatives as a research associate at the Center on Education Policy, Equity and Governance. Kennedy is an alumnus of Teach for America and taught for ten years in the Los Angeles Unified School District and Worthington City Schools outside of Columbus, Ohio. 

Publications by Kate Kennedy
The Case of Ayer Elementary
In the past few years, California’s education policies have focused on continuous improvement as a general approach to improving student outcomes. While approaches for doing continuous improvement are sometimes well-specified (e.g., in specific…
California’s shift towards continuous improvement in education makes understanding how districts and schools can learn to improve a more pressing question than ever. The CORE Improvement Community (CIC), a network of California school districts…