Nathalie Kirsch

Nathalie Kirsch is a research associate at FutureEd. She is currently a second-year master of public policy student at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Prior to graduate school, Nathalie worked as an analyst at Analysis Group supporting case teams on a variety of economic litigation cases. In college, she worked at Let’s Get Ready, a non-profit organization that provides free college application assistance and ongoing support to students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colby College with a double major in economics and history.

Work by Nathalie Kirsch

Research Notes: The Problem With Test-Based Remediation

Nathalie Kirsch Previous research indicates that providing students with remedial coursework can boost their test scores and long-run outcomes like graduation…

Research Notes: The Rise and Fall of the Teaching Profession

Nathalie Kirsch The past few years have thrust the teaching profession into the spotlight, as the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery greatly impacted both views on…

Restorative Practices for School Discipline, Explained

An alternative, equitable approach to discipline

Research Notes: Long-Term Success in Community Schools: Evidence from New York City

Nathalie Kirsch In recent decades, the community schools model integrating academics with additional supports from community-based organizations has grown in…

Research Notes: Evolution vs Creationism in the Classroom: The Lasting Effects of Science Education

Nathalie Kirsch In recent years, anti-scientific attitudes have had harmful consequences for public health, the environment, and the economy. In a new working…

Research Notes: STEM Summer Programs for Underrepresented Youth Increase STEM Degrees

Nathalie Kirsch Minority students are currently underrepresented in science, technology engineering and math (STEM) majors, and ultimately…

Research Notes: Breaking the Cycle? Intergeneration Effects of Head Start

The multi-generational impact of early education programs