Sherrie Reed

Sherrie Reed
Sherrie Reed
Research Projects Director, California Education Lab,
University of California, Davis

Sherrie Reed is executive director of the California Education Lab at the UC Davis School of Education, where she manages and directs faculty research grants from foundations and the U.S. Department of Education. Prior to joining the California Education Lab, Reed served as the director of research for New Tech Network and she worked in K–12 education as a special education teacher, school administrator, and charter school developer. She received her PhD from the UC Davis School of Education.

updated 2021

Publications by Sherrie Reed
Identifying the Structural and Instructional Changes in K–12
In March 2020, school districts across California closed their doors, rapidly adapting operations and instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to understand the immediate impact of the unprecedented closure of schools prompted grave…
California’s College Readiness Standards and Lessons from District Leaders
During the past decade, education leaders and policymakers have made significant investments to better align California’s K-12 and postsecondary education systems and to address persistent disparities in educational attainment by race and…
In this report we explore the patterns in mathematics course-taking among California public high school seniors. We describe what courses students are enrolled in and how course participation varies by key student characteristics, such as race/…
A Research Summary and Implications for Practice
Given the importance of a college degree for both individual and societal economic prosperity, policymakers and educators are focused on strengthening the path to college beyond college entry. In this report, we synthesize the existing literature on…