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Peabody Journal of Education: Issues of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Vol. 87, No. 4

Jennifer DeBoer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Madeline Mavrogordato, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University


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Jennifer DeBoer is a PhD candidate and IES pre-doctoral fellow in International Education Policy at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. She completed her bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Foreign Languages from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005. Her research interests include technology use in education and the training of engineers, focusing on poverty alleviation.

Madeline Mavrogordato is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. She is a predoctoral fellow in the Experimental Education Research Training program funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. Her research investigates how the social context of education, implementation of education policies, and school governance shape educational outcomes for underserved students, particularly immigrants and English language learners.