Judith Kafka

Judith Kafka
Professor of Educational Policy and History of Education, School of Public Affairs,
The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York

Judith Kafka is an associate professor of educational policy and history of education in the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College. Her research focuses on urban education from the post-war era through today, and she is particularly interested in the ways in which public education serves to both interrupt and reinforce social and economic inequalities in the U.S. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2004

Publications by Judith Kafka
Educators Respond to Accountability
Across the nation, and in California in particular, it is impossible to ignore the increased emphasis on accountability and its impact on public school policies and practices. Accountability policy has gained wide support among state policymakers,…