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: How Turning Around Schools Affects Neighborhoods

A study on the impact on federal school improvement grants on nearby neighborhoods.

Research Notes: How Incentive Pay Can Attract and Retain Teachers

A summary on research about paying for teacher performance

Research Notes: CTE Teachers’ Training and Student Outcomes

New research on CTE teachers finds those who enter teaching from industry produce stronger student results

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

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

Research Notes: How Electoral Considerations Affect School Board Spending

With many school boards are elected by the voters, a recent working paper from the Annenberg Institute examines how school board members’ electoral incentives…

Research Notes: The Problem With Test-Based Remediation

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

Research Notes: The Rise and Fall of the Teaching Profession

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

Restorative Practices for School Discipline, Explained

An alternative, equitable approach to discipline