Sarah Reber

Sarah Reber
Sarah Reber
Associate Professor of Public Policy,
University of California, Los Angeles

Sarah Reber is an associate professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and Rubenstein Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on school desegregation, elementary and secondary education finance policy, and college access. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a California Center for Population Research affiliate, and a California Policy Lab affiliated expert. Previously, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research at University of California, Berkeley, and a research assistant and staff economist on the Council of Economic Advisers.

updated 2018

Publications by Sarah Reber
Public education in California is a study in contrasts. By many measures, schools are improving and students are doing better. But look deeper and there are significant differences in educational opportunities and, therefore, outcomes based on race…
What impact do California’s publicly-financed preschool programs have on kindergarten readiness and student success? Which schools are moving low-income, Hispanic English learners to full English proficiency most successfully? Are smaller…