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SandraVergariSandra  Vergari

Associate Professor
School of Education
Department: Educational Administration and Policy Studies

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

Campus phone: (518) 442-5063
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Sandra Vergari is a key analyst in the charter school movement, and is available to address issues including charter school development and implementation, achievement, public vs. private debate, charter high schools, New York State charter school limit, and federal K-12 education reform policy from a local or national perspective. She is the co-founder of School Choice, a research subdivision of the American Educational Research Association, where she held leadership positions from 2000 to 2004. Vergari has conducted research on morality politics and education policy, and is the editor of The Charter School Landscape (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002). She received her doctorate from Michigan State University