Senior Policy Research Analyst, High School Through College/Back on Track
Janet Santos works to develop and promote JFF policies that increase the high school and college completion rates of students from underrepresented groups. She conducts research on state policies enabling the development of blended K-12 and higher education models across the country, including dual enrollment models, early college high schools, and back-on-track pathways for struggling and out-of-school youth.
Before joining JFF, Ms. Santos was an intern at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, where she provided research support. She spent five years as a program associate at The Education Alliance at Brown University, assisting in the development of training materials and tools to disseminate information to teachers, districts, and state administrators about effective instructional and curricular interventions for English language learners. Additionally, she co-authored reviews of literature on minority teachers in education and on second-language writing instruction for adolescent English Language Learners.
Ms. Santos has an M.A. in urban education policy and a B.A. in history and Portuguese and Brazilian studies from Brown University.
- What It Costs: Financing Back on Track Through College Designs
- Innovations in Developmental Math: Community Colleges Enhance Support for Nontraditional Students
- Six Pillars of Effective Dropout Prevention and Recovery: An Assessment of Current State Policy and How to Improve It
- Graduating America: Meeting the Challenge of Low Graduation-Rate High Schools
- Lessons from the Lone Star State: Designing a Sustainable Financial Model to Expand Early College High School in Texas
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