Lindsay Daugherty

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Associate Policy Researcher
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley


Lindsay Daugherty is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation who specializes in education and policy research. Her recent areas of focus include postsecondary access, remedial education, career and technical education, high school dropout, and teacher effectiveness. Daugherty is currently working on a project that examines the impact of the Top Ten Percent Law in Texas. She is also leading the design, implementation, and evaluation of two summer interventions to address college access and remedial coursetaking. Daughtery received her M.A. in economics from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.


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    RAND Convenes Experts to Examine Role of Technology in Early Childhood Education

    The forum focused on several key issues underlying successful integration of technology into early childhood settings, including the goals that should be established for technology use, the infrastructure that is needed to support effective technology use, and the role of teachers and parents in facilitating technology use.

    Jun 4, 2014

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    Preserving Access and Quality in an Era of Rising University Tuition Fees

    Many countries have long traditions of full or partial government funding for higher education, but as they struggle with fiscal pressures, they seek ways to shift costs to users. Implementing greater cost sharing without coherent policies to mitigate its impact on students and institutions threatens to worsen both student access and institutional quality.

    Sep 28, 2012 |