Sandra Vergari

Analyzes the charter school movement and achievement issues in education

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Sandra Vergari

Associate Professor
School of Education
Department: Educational Policy & Leadership

Charter schools; K-12 education reform policy; politics of education policy

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Sandra Vergari is a political scientist with expertise on local, state, and federal K-12 education reform politics and policy. She has conducted research on charter schools, federalism and education policy, state-level education policy, and comparative analysis of education governance and policy in Canada and the United States.

Her work has appeared in policy reports, academic journals, and books. Vergari earned her Ph.D. from Michigan State University.