Jeannie Myung

Jeannie Myung
Jeannie Myung
Director of Policy Research,
Policy Analysis for California Education

Jeannie Myung is Director of Policy Research at PACE where she oversees the initiation, development, and dissemination of research to inform education policy in California. She was Managing Director of the research project Getting Down to Facts II: Current Conditions and Paths Forward for California Schools. Previously, she was a Program Director at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching where her work focused on teacher quality, social-emotional learning, and fostering continuous school improvement in networks. Dr. Myung was a researcher at the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University.  She was also a public school teacher. She holds a Ph.D. in Administration & Policy Analysis from Stanford University and a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.


Publications by Jeannie Myung
Policy Brief Myung Feb 2020
More than 725,000 of California’s K-12 students qualified for special education services in 2018-19, but they entered a system that is often ill-equipped to serve them. This brief summarizes the findings from the PACE Policy Research Panel on…
Report Humphrey Feb 2020
California faces challenges in its efforts to improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities (SWDs), especially regarding SWDs’ participation in general education originally mandated by PL 94-142. Research evidence consistently…
The Getting Down to Facts II (GDTFII) project, released in September 2018, assessed the state of preK–12 education in California. As year 2 of Governor Newsom’s term begins, this report provides a progress update on three areas of concern raised by…
Governor Newsom’s first Budget Proposal increases funding for education in California. There are areas of substantive overlap in the Budget Proposal and research findings from the Getting Down to Facts II (GDTFII) research project, released in…