Dr. Sadie Stockdale Jefferson is the Executive Director for the Education Lab. Sadie spent the last 10 years working in Chicago both in the Government and Nonprofit sectors. Most recently, Sadie ran the foundation for Chicago Public Schools and prior to that, served as Deputy Chief of Staff for then CEO, Dr. Janice Jackson. Prior to that work, she was the Director of Education for Mayor Emanuel.
Sadie recently graduated with her Ph.D. in Educational Policy from Loyola University where she studied the role of neighborhood factors in school choice.
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In this episode of WBEZ’s Reset, Sadie Stockdale Jefferson, PhD and Luke Pardue, PhD, economic policy fellow at Aspen Economic Strategy Group sit down with Sasha-Ann Simons to discuss the Education Lab’s latest paper, released as part of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group’s annual policy volume.