Angela Gong

Angela Gong
Angela Gong
Research Analyst,
Policy Analysis for California Education

Angela Gong is a research analyst with Policy Analysis for California Education at Stanford University. She was previously a middle school science teacher in Oklahoma City and a test developer for NAEP in Washington, DC. She is interested in how school- and district-level leaders gather, interpret, and act on data, especially formative achievement data. She holds a degree from Stanford's joint master's program in Education and Public Policy (MA/MPP).

Publications by Angela Gong
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Lessons for Improving Network Collaboration
Collaborative networks that use continuous improvement principles and tools can accelerate and spread learning across sites and contexts. Districts face unprecedented challenges in meeting students’ and families’ needs in rapidly changing conditions…
PB Cottingham July 2020
Research to Guide Distance and Blended Instruction
Though the delivery of instruction in the 2020–21 school year will be altered to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a long-standing research base on high-quality instruction can inform decisions about students’ learning and engagement. The following…
The Case of Garden Grove Unified School District
This case study of the culture of improvement in the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is part of a broader set of reports on findings from the CORE-PACE Research Partnership’s developmental evaluation in 2018-19. The research in 2018-19…
California’s shift towards continuous improvement in education makes understanding how districts and schools can learn to improve a more pressing question than ever. The CORE Improvement Community (CIC), a network of California school districts…