Susan Bush-Mecenas

Susan Bush-Mecenas
Susan Bush-Mecenas
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy

Susan Bush-Mecenas is a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy. Her research examines the enactment and implementation of PreK–12 education policy, utilizing qualitative methods and drawing upon organizational theory. She holds a Ph.D. in urban education policy from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.



Publications by Susan Bush-Mecenas
Promoting College Access in Fresno Unified School District
California’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) requires districts to report multiple measures of student performance that reflect success in the goal of preparing students for college, career, and citizenship. As they engage in the Local Control…
Core Implementation Report 11-2016
Learning from the CORE Districts' Focus on Measurement, Capacity Building, and Shared Accountability
Summary and Policy Implications California and the nation are at the crossroads of a major shift in school accountability policy. At the state level, California’s Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) encourages the use of multiple measures…