Kathryn Gesicki

Kathryn Gesicki
Research Assistant,
Policy Analysis for California Education

Kathryn Gesicki served as a research assistant at PACE.

updated 2007

Publications by Kathryn Gesicki
How to Judge No Child Left Behind?
As Congress reconsiders the federal government’s role in school reform, many policymakers feel pressure to claim that No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is boosting student performance. But how should politicians and activists gauge NCLB’s effects? In this…
California Preschool Directors Speak on Policy Options
PACE’s statewide survey of 439 directors of community preschools, those funded outside of school districts, inquired about basic facts and their perceptions of long-term issues. Preschool access and quality remain unfairly distributed among…
The Reliability of How States Track Achievement
Debate is well under way regarding the efficacy of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, including whether this bundle of federal rules and resources is prompting gains in student achievement. Spirited conversation will intensify as the Congress…