Erin Roth is a senior policy analyst for education innovation at American Progress. Previously, Roth served as the early childhood education research alliance lead at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), which supports education policy and research needs in seven Midwestern states through the Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest—funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.

Prior to her role at AIR, Roth served as an education policy analyst in the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education, where she provided relevant research evidence and analysis in support of policy development in the areas of teachers and leaders, early childhood education, charter schools, and school turnaround. Prior to this role, Roth served as an associate scientist at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), where she worked on NCES’ annual reports and on the Teaching and Learning International Survey. She also served as a public school kindergarten and Head Start teacher in North Carolina.

Roth received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is expecting her master’s degree in sociology of education, education policy from New York University in the fall of 2017.

By Erin Roth
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Establishing a Research Collaborative in Support of District Schools and StudentsCenter for American ProgressAugust 2, 2018
How to Give Teachers a $10,000 RaiseCenter for American ProgressJuly 13, 2018
Blueprint for Accountability Systems for Alternative High SchoolsCenter for American ProgressJune 15, 2018
Evidence Points to the Need for Discipline Reform in D.C. SchoolsCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2018
Education Reform Must Include Discipline ReformReal Clear EducationMarch 27, 2018
The Highly Negative Impacts of VouchersCenter for American ProgressMarch 20, 2018
Analysis: PTA Purchasing Power Leaves Low-Income Schools Even Further BehindThe 74January 1, 2018
High Schools of the Future: How States Can Accelerate High School RedesignCenter for American ProgressDecember 4, 2017
The Progressive Case for Charter SchoolsCenter for American ProgressOctober 24, 2017