Leah Faw

Leah Faw
Leah Faw
University of California, Berkeley

Leah Faw’s scholarship explores issues of educational policy at the intersections of schools and cities, families, labor, and culture. Her dissertation explored homeschooling through the lens of mothers’ labor and their roles as educators; Faw has previously published on district hopping, feminist educational history, and the representation of schooling in popular culture. Faw is the co-chief emerita of the Berkeley Review of Education (BRE) and has worked as a researcher on the Central Valley School Discipline Learning Project, a statewide qualitative study that examined school discipline, climate, and culture across California. Faw received her PhD from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education.

updated 2023

Publications by Leah Faw
Engaging Schools to Improve Ninth-Grade Outcomes
CORE’s Approach
Busy educators are often faced with a dilemma—staying up to date with evidence-based practices and initiatives that support their professional growth while combating a constant barrage of superficial ideas from other contexts. Continuous improvement…