Sawako Suzuki

Sawako Suzuki
Assistant Professor of Educational Research, Educational Leadership Program,
Saint Mary's College of California

Sawako Suzuki is an assistant professor of educational research in the Educational Leadership Program at Saint Mary's College of California. Her research interests lie at the intersection of family, school, and culture. She has presented her work both nationally and internationally and her work has been published in journals of family studies. She received her PhD in human development and education from the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2001

Publications by Sawako Suzuki
Policy Success, Remaining Gaps
The basic availability of preschools and centers remains unevenly distributed between affluent and lower-income communities. Yet policy initiatives mounted over the past 35 years have markedly equalized supply in some states, including California.…
Focusing on San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties
This report examines the effectiveness of California's early childhood education programs in improving school readiness and academic performance among low-income children. Using a sample of over 12,000 students enrolled in public schools,…