Hayin Kimner

Hayin Kimner
Hayin Kimner
Independent Research and Policy Consultant

Hayin Kimner is an educational practitioner, researcher and evaluator, and policy advocate with a focus on community schools systems and partnerships. Hayin served as a Senior Program Director for The Opportunity and has led the development of districtwide and citywide community school strategies for San Francisco Unified and Emery Unified School Districts. She currently works with organizations focused on advancing whole-child, equity research, policies, and practices. She received her B.A. from Amherst College and Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education.

Publications by Hayin Kimner
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A COVID-19 Recovery Strategy
Community school strategies have emerged as a promising approach to mitigate the social and learning impacts of COVID-19. This brief draws on how the crisis-motivated responses of educators and school leaders might serve as integral investments in…
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…
Education Equity in California
This paper focuses on implications for equity in the research findings of Getting Down to Facts II (GDFTII). Policymakers changed education funding and governance with the 2014 enactment of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), Gov. Jerry Brown’…