Julien Lafortune is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, where he specializes in K–12 education. His primary areas of focus include education finance, school capital funding policy, and educational tracking and stratification. He has published research on the impacts of school finance reforms on student achievement in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Common Core State Standards in California: Evaluating Local Implementation and Student Outcomes September 2019
School Resources and the Local Control Funding Formula: Is Increased Spending Reaching High-Need Students? August 2019
How Are School Districts Spending Their LCFF Dollars? September 11 2019
Will the Governor’s Budget Reduce the Heat on School Districts? January 28 2019
Are K–12 Students Keeping Pace in English? November 1 2018
Are K–12 Students Keeping Pace in Math? October 12 2018