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Mona Vakilifathi

Mona Vakilifathi is a Researcher at Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), providing weekly updates of political events pertaining to California’s education system on PACE’s “Conditions of Education in California” blog. Mona is also a Research Analyst at the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University, assisting with data collection and data analysis for projects pertaining to teacher support, retention and evaluation as well as school leadership roles and responsibilities. Mona’s research interests include the politics of education, education policymaking, and American politics.

Feb 3rd, 2011 | 03:58 PM

In the national news, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday January 25th. A video of his speech can be found online here and the transcript of the speech can be found through The New York Times. As reported by the Thoughts on...

Jan 28th, 2011 | 04:33 PM

In addition to the Tuesday’s release of California’s below-average performance in the sciences on the National Assessment of Educational Progress  (NAEP)  results , as reported by the San Bernardino Sun, there were several...