Alexandria Hurtt

Alexandria Hurtt
Research Fellow, California Education Lab,
University of California, Davis

Alexandria Hurtt is a research fellow in the California Education Lab at the University of California, Davis. Her research interests include college access and readiness, examining the role of school inputs on students’ trajectories. She previously worked at a charter school in New Jersey, developing English curriculum for middle school students. Hurtt received her MEd and her PhD in school organization and education policy from the University of California, Davis.

updated 2022

Publications by Alexandria Hurtt
Supporting Students During COVID-19
In the wake of COVID-19, the California legislature mandated that local educational agencies (LEAs) develop detailed Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans (LCPs) to address student learning and progress during the 2020–21 academic year. This…
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting changes in schooling have been particularly difficult for students learning the English language. Recent research indicates that nearly 40 percent of English learners (ELs) nationwide were not receiving the…
Identifying the Structural and Instructional Changes in K–12
In March 2020, school districts across California closed their doors, rapidly adapting operations and instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to understand the immediate impact of the unprecedented closure of schools prompted grave…
A Research Summary and Implications for Practice
Given the importance of a college degree for both individual and societal economic prosperity, policymakers and educators are focused on strengthening the path to college beyond college entry. In this report, we synthesize the existing literature on…