Heather Rose

Heather Rose
Adjunct Fellow,
Public Policy Institute of California

Heather Rose is an adjunct fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and an associate professor at the UC Davis School of Education. She specializes in the economics of K–12 education, school finance, and education policy and governance, with an emphasis on quantitative methods. Her recent work includes analyses of school finance reform proposals in California and the creation of a model for simulating the effects of new funding formulas. Current projects include a study of how spending patterns in California charter schools differ from those of traditional public schools. Rose received her PhD from the University of California, San Diego.

updated 2012

Publications by Heather Rose
Five Years Later
This report commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Getting Down to Facts project, which sought to provide a thorough and reliable analysis of the critical challenges facing California’s education system as the necessary basis for an informed…