Julia Freeland

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Senior Research Fellow, Education

Julia’s research focuses on innovative policies and practices in K–12 education. She currently writes a weekly blog and examines competency-based education policies, blended-learning school models, and initiatives to increase students’ social capital.

Prior to joining the Institute, Julia worked at NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy organization that supports education entrepreneurs who are transforming public education. She also served as an instructor in the Yale College Seminar Program and a summer associate at Farella Braun + Martel LLP, a litigation firm in San Francisco. Julia graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies. She also received a JD from Yale Law School.