Larkin Willis

Larkin Willis
Larkin Willis
Research and Policy Associate,
Learning Policy Institute

Larkin Willis is a research and policy associate on the Educator Quality and Deeper Learning teams at Learning Policy Institute. She is a co-author of Sharing the Wealth: How Regional Finance and Desegregation Plans Can Enhance Educational Equity. Her work at LPI focuses on supporting and documenting systems change to advance equity in K–12 and higher education. Previously, Willis worked at Policy Analysis for California Education. She also taught mathematics and science in southeastern Louisiana. Willis earned her master's degree in International Comparative Education from Stanford University. 

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Publications by Larkin Willis
Early lessons from the CORE districts
In California, recent policy shifts have created a high degree of local control with the expectation that school districts will think differently about school and district improvement. However, many districts lack the individual expertise and…