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Institute for Research on Education Policy & Practice
Stanford University
520 Galvez Mall, 5th Floor
Stanford, CA 94305
Tel: 650.736.1258
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May 28 2009
3:30pm - 5:00pm, CU 114

Maria Fitzptrick
Searle Freedom Trust Postdoctoral Scholar Stanford University
Topic: “An Analysis of The Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program”

Maria Fitzpatrick is a Searle Freedom Trust Postdoctoral Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.   She received her BA in economics from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and her MA and PhD degrees from the University of Virginia. Her research interests center on the economics of education, particularly early childhood education.  Her latest publication, “Starting School at Four: The Effects of University Pre-Kindergarten on Children’s Academic Achievement,” was published in the Journal of Economic Policy and Analysis in 2008.