Daphna Bassok« Employee directory
Associate Director, EdPolicyWorks
- Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009
- M.A., Stanford University , 2007
- M.A., Stanford University, 2003
- B.A., University of Michigan, 2000
Daphna Bassok is an Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and is also the Associate Director of EdPolicyWorks a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Her research addresses early childhood education policy, with a particular focus on the impacts of policy interventions on the well-being of low-income children. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator on a project supported by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to examine Louisiana’s efforts to overhaul their early childhood education system. She recently received a National Academy of Education/ Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for her work examining changes in parenting practices over time and their impact on the early emergence of achievement gaps. Other recent projects have explored changes in the early childhood teacher labor force over time and the impacts of Florida’s Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program. Bassok holds a Ph.D. in the Economics of Education, a M.A. in Economics and a M.A. in Policy Analysis and Evaluation, all from Stanford University.
- Early Parental Investment and the Emergence of School Readiness Gaps
- Louisiana’s Kindergarten Readiness System
- Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?
- The Effects of Preschool Expansion: The Case of Florida’s Voluntary Pre-K Program
- The Availability of Early Childhood Education and Care in the U.S.
- Virginia Education Science Training (VEST) Predoctoral Fellowships
- Prof. Bassok Discusses Play in Kindergarten Classrooms in New Article
- Research by Prof. Bassok Cited in Atlantic Article on Redshirting
- Early Childhood Research by Prof. Bassok Cited in New York Times Article Kindergarten 2.0
- Former EdPolicyWorks Student Named Top 30 Thinkers Under 30
- Student Spotlight: Scott Latham Broadens His Interests in Education Policy at U.Va.
- Forbes Cites Research by Prof. Bassok in Article About Early Childhood Education
- More News
- Working Paper: Gaps In Early Experiences
- Working Paper: Inequality in Preschool Quality
- Working Paper: Preschool Fade Out
- Working Paper: Kids Today
- Report: Florida Voluntary Pre-K Program
- Working Paper: Universal PreK and the Child Care Sector
- Working Paper: Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?
- Working Paper: Sector Quality Differences in Early Education
- Does State Preschool Crowd-out Private Provision?
- The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce from 1990 through 2010
- The Extent, Patterns, and Implications of Kindergarten “Redshirting”
- Raising Teacher Education Levels in Head Start: Are there program level tradeoffs?