Bella DiMarco is a policy analyst for FutureEd. Prior to joining FutureEd, Bella worked at the Afterschool Alliance, where she contributed to the efforts of both the research and field outreach teams, overall working toward expanding access to afterschool and summer learning programs for underserved youth. She graduated from the University of Richmond with a double major in leadership studies and psychology, and a minor in education and society.

Work by Bella DiMarco

Legislative Tracker: 2023 Parent-Rights Bills in the States

An interactive tracker of state legislation on parents rights

The New Wave of Public Funding of Private Schooling, Explained

An analysis of fast-expanding state initiatives to allow families to pay private educational expenses with public monies

Governors’ Education Priorities in their 2023 State-of-the-State Addresses

An analysis of governors’ 2023 state-of-the state addresses

Legislative Tracker: 2023 State Bills on Public Support of Private Schooling

Tracking 2023 state legislation on private school choice

What the Pandemic Did to NAEP, State Standardized Test Scores

The change in student proficiency rates on national and state testing between 2019 and 2022

Districts Invest in “Science of Reading” With Covid Aid

Adopting evidence-based approaches to teaching reading

Q&A: Why, and How, We Need to Address School Segregation

The research supporting integrated schools and the challenges to achieving them

Educators and ESSER: How Pandemic Spending Is Reshaping the Teaching Profession

A comprehensive picture of state and local ESSER spending on the educator workforce