George Farkas

George Farkas
George Farkas
Distinguished Professor, School of Education,
UC Irvine

George Farkas, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). His research focuses on educational inequality and how it can be reduced. He also invented Reading One-to-One, a tutoring program that was the model for President Clinton’s America Reads. This program currently operates in the Santa Ana School District, employing UCI students as tutors.

Publications by George Farkas
Policy Brief Farkas Feb 2020
This brief examines California’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), which is a framework designed to identify and assist students performing below grade level. MTSS involves at least three tiers of support; Tier 2 includes personalized…