Julie Marsh

  • Professor, USC Rossier School of Education
Office: (213) 740-3710

Expertise Summary

Expert in K-12 education policy, including the No Child Left Behind Act, teacher incentive programs, politics of education reform, school choice policy, accountability policy


  • Faculty Director, Policy Analysis for California Education 2014 - present
  • Rand researcher 2002-2010
  • K-12 education policy and reform
  • No Child Left Behind Act
  • Accountability
  • Incentive programs for teachers
  • Social promotion
  • School district reform
  • Instructional policy
  • Literacy coaching

Additional Information

  • Author: “How Instructional Coaches Support Data-Driven Decision Making: Policy Implementation and Effects in Florida Middle Schools,” Educational Policy; “Assistance and Accountability in Externally Managed Schools: The Case of Edison Schools, Inc.,” Peabody Journal of Education; “Cutting Through the ‘Data Driven’ Mantra: Different Conceptions of Data-Driven Decision-Making,” Evidence and Decision Making: National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook“, Challenges and choices: a multi-district analysis of state wise mandated democratic engagement”, American Educational Research Journal; “Learning from early adopters in the new accountability era: Insights from California’s CORE waiver districts,” Educational Administration Quarterly; “The political dynamics of district reform: The form and fate of the Los Angeles Public School Choice Initiative,” Teachers College Record.