Reed DesRosiers

Intern

Reed DesRosiers is a Summer 2016 intern for the Education Policy program. Before coming to New America, he taught at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore as a Teach For America corps member. He holds a master of science in education from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor of science in policy analysis and management from Cornell University. 

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY
Why Pre-K and the Early Grades are Different

This brief looks at three components of teacher evaluations and how they are being used in the early grades.


EDUCATION POLICY
The Early Grades are Different: A Look at Student Surveys

EDUCATION POLICY
The Early Grades are Different: A Look at Classroom Observations

EDUCATION POLICY
Why Teacher Evaluation in the Early Grades is Different

This is part one of a four-part blog series on teacher evaluation in the early grades.


EDUCATION POLICY
The Future at Risk: How the Child Care Non-System Hurts Children

Enormous variation in quality is the norm, but states and communities have promising practices that actively promote quality.


EDUCATION POLICY
Honey, I shrunk the budget!: How the Child Care Non-System Hurts Families

Infant care costs exceed the cost of in-state tuition at public colleges in 33 states and DC. These costs have implications for families.


EDUCATION POLICY
Report Surveys States on Key Indicators of K-3 Quality

A new report from Education Commission of the States compares the 50 states on K-3 quality.


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A Labor of Love (Not Money): How the Child Care Non-System Hurts its Own Workers

Early Care and Education Workers’ wages are so low that almost half of them are on public assistance.


EDUCATION POLICY
Pre-K Attendance is a Strong Indicator of Future Success

Two new reports from the Urban Institute highlight the importance of pre-k attendance and what schools are doing to curb absenteeism


EDUCATION POLICY
Philadelphia's Mayor Took on Big Soda to Fund Pre-K, But Will it Pay Off?

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) passed a soda tax to raise funds for pre-K. The results are complicated.


EDUCATION POLICY
New Report Offers Five Focus Areas for High-Quality Pre-K Programs

The Learning Policy Institute learns important lessons from four states with high-quality early childhood programs.