Rachel Fishman

Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program
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Rachel Fishman is a policy analyst with New America’s Education Policy Program. She provides research and analysis on policies related to higher education including college affordability, public education, data transparency, and access and success of underrepresented students. Fishman and her work have been cited in such media outlets as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Washington Monthly, U.S. News and World Report, USA Today, Inside Higher Ed, Chronicle of Higher Education, and NPR. Her blogging on financial aid won a national award from the Education Writers Association in 2013.
 
Fishman previously worked as an education advisor for The College Planning Center in Boston where she provided guidance to students and families how to plan and pay for college. Fishman holds a master’s degree in higher education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Publications

Article | May 27, 2014 | EdCentral
Policy Paper | May 1, 2014 |
Article | Feb 5, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report
Policy Paper | Jan 8, 2014 |
Article | Sep 12, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk
Policy Paper | May 21, 2013 |
Policy Paper | May 21, 2013 |
Policy Paper | Apr 23, 2013 |

Events

Event | Jun 24, 2014 | Washington
Event | Jan 8, 2014 | Washington

Press

In the News Item | Jun 18, 2014 | Inside Higher Ed
In the News Item | Jun 17, 2014 | USA Today
In the News Item | Jun 16, 2014 | The New York Times
In the News Item | Apr 17, 2014 | POLITICO Pro
In the News Item | Apr 14, 2014 | Marketplace
In the News Item | Apr 9, 2014 | The New York Times
In the News Item | Apr 3, 2014 | Inside Higher Ed
In the News Item | Jan 15, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report