Sarah Klevan is a Research Analyst for the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. She conducts qualitative research for the Research Alliance’s evaluation of the Expanded Success Initiative, which aims to improve post-secondary readiness among Black and Latino young men.
Sarah is also a doctoral candidate in NYU Steinhardt’s Sociology of Education program. The overarching question that frames her research is: How and in what ways do schools simultaneously reproduce and disrupt patterns of inequality? Situated within this broader question, her dissertation research examines restorative approaches to discipline in NYC high schools.
Previously, Sarah taught 5th and 6th grade in Philadelphia. She was also a fellow of the Jewish Organizing Initiative in Boston.
Sarah holds an M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education in Elementary Education and a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.