Mary Briggs

Mary Briggs
Mary Briggs
Director of Research and Education Policy Development,
California School Boards Association

Mary Briggs is director of research and education policy development with the California School Boards Association. She has extensive experience in California K–12 education policy and research. Her areas of expertise include education leadership, instructional improvement, along with California school finance and accountability policy. Other significant experiences include elementary classroom instruction, teacher education, qualitative research design and analysis, and educational data use.

updated 2012

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Publications by Mary Briggs
How Districts Responded to Flexibility in Tier 3 Categorical Funds in 2010–2011
California's system of school finance is highly regulated and prescriptive. A large share of state funding is allocated through categorical programs, that is, programs whose funding is contingent upon districts using the money in a particular way or…