Walsh is a research assistant in MDRC’s K-12 Education policy area, where she is currently conducting research for the ReSolve Math Study and the Personalized Learning Initiative projects. Before joining MDRC, she taught high school English in the southwest of France during her academic year. Walsh also volunteered as a GED tutor, provided academic assistance to middle and high schoolers while studying abroad in Toulouse, France, and completed an internship with the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute. Walsh graduated from Dickinson College in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in international studies and French and Francophone studies.
ProjectsJean Grossman, Shira Kolnik Mattera, Barbara Condliffe, Dina A. R. Israel, Jedediah J. Teres, Hannah Dalporto, Sonia Drohojowska, Lauren Scarola, Frieda Molina, Rebecca Schwartz, Mei Huang, Rebecca Davis, Julia Walsh
The pandemic has led to unfinished learning for a broad swath of students. This unfinished learning has also exacerbated existing disparities in student outcomes by race and ethnicity, income, and geography. Research has shown that high-dosage tutoring is the most effective way for improving learning for many students. But high-dosage tutoring is cost- and resource-...William Corrin, Barbara Condliffe, Marie-Andrée Somers, Susan Sepanik, Shelley Rappaport, Margaret Hennessy, Hannah Power, Elizabeth Ederer, Julia Walsh
MDRC , in collaboration with RAND Corporation, Digital Promise, Westat, and Public Strategies, is conducting a large-scale, national evaluation project, the ReSolve Math Study, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.
The coronavirus pandemic led to substantial unfinished learning in math, exacerbating longstanding equity...