The Learning Policy Institute seeks a full-time Senior School Finance Researcher and Policy Analyst to join its team of research, policy, and communication staff in advancing the organization’s efforts to conduct, translate, and disseminate research on school finance and resource allocation in ways that inform federal, state, and local policy development. LPI conducts research and policy analyses in the following areas: Early Childhood Learning; Deeper Learning; Educator Quality; Equitable Resources and Access; and Accountability and Improvement.
The Equitable Resources and Access team (ERA) conducts research and policy analyses to help promote access to adequate, equitably distributed resources that are wisely allocated and effectively managed to provide a high-quality education for all students. The Senior School Finance Researcher and Policy Analyst will conduct original school finance studies and analysis, and translate this information in ways that advance federal, state, and local educational policies that promote adequate and equitable state school finance systems. The position can be located either in the Palo Alto, CA, or in the Washington, DC, office.