Jeannie Myung

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

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.” She was previously 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. Myung has been a researcher at the Center for Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University and a public school teacher. She received her PhD in administration and policy analysis from Stanford University.

updated 2021

Publications by Jeannie Myung
Early Insights from a CCEE School-Improvement Pilot
Student achievement in California has not rebounded after the precipitous declines of the COVID-19 pandemic, with English language arts (ELA) and math scores remaining well below prepandemic levels. Student attendance has declined dramatically, and…
California is prioritizing equity in education post-COVID-19 by investing in community schools. Districts have an important leadership responsibility to develop the conditions, capacities, and resources for effective, sustainable community schools.…
Assessing Voters’ and Parents’ Perspectives on Current Threats to Public Education
The 2022 PACE/USC Rossier Poll
The 2021–22 academic year was profoundly challenging for California schools. Eight critical issues emerged as serious threats to student learning, the operation of schools, and even  the very institution of public education: (1) gun violence, (2)…
Critical Actions for Recovery and the Role of Research in the Years Ahead
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) recently issued a report providing guidance on the future of education research at the National Center for Education Research and the National Center for Special Education Research, two centers directed by…