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Jazmin Flores Peña

Policy Analyst, All4Ed

Jazmin Flores Peña (she/her/ella) is a Policy Analyst at all All4Ed. She joins All4Ed with experience in research, policy analysis, and state partner engagement. Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Jazmin’s commitment to educational equity and social justice is rooted in her experience navigating the education system as a first-generation, child of immigrants’ student.  

Jazmin started her career as a research assistant at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) where she conducted research and policy analysis focused on advancing educational access and equity for Dual Language Learners (DLL), English Learners (EL), and children of immigrants. During her time at MPI, she conducted research on Family, Friend and Neighbor Care and school districts’ investments of American Rescue Plan Relief funds to support ELs.

Ms. Flores Peña holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University where she obtained her BA in linguistics, with a minor in education, inquiry, and justice, a special interdisciplinary program focused on the intersection of education and social justice. She also holds a master’s degree in education policy and management from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. 

Articles by Jazmin

November 6, 2023

Publication | College and Career Pathways, Higher Education, State Policy Center

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Evidence demonstrates the power of dual enrollment to increase postsecondary enrollment and completion. But it has an Achilles heel: credit transfer.
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March 14, 2023

Federal Flash | College and Career Pathways, Federal Education Budget, High Schools, US Department of Education

Highlights from President Biden’s FY2024 Budget Request

The Biden administration proposed $10.8 billion in new investments for the US Department of Education, a 13.6% increase from last year’s enacted level.
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February 22, 2023

Blog | College and Career Pathways, Federal Education Budget

Pricing Out Black Students of Higher Education Remains, But We Can Fix It

As a result of the tireless efforts of education equity advocates and Black civil rights activists, who have worked diligently to dismantle Jim Crow …
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