Padma Gundapaneni

Junior Research Assistant

Padma Gundapaneni is a junior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Washington, where she is pursuing a double bachelor’s degree in Informatics and Geography Data Science with a minor in Applied Mathematics. At CRPE, she strives to apply her data analysis skills to education research and produce valuable insights that can help inform the decisions of educators and policymakers.

School Reopening Trends Offer Districts the Opportunity to Start Planning Beyond the Pandemic

Our latest analysis of school district learning models from March 1 to March 13 finds that a clear majority—57 percent—of the nation’s school districts report offering full-time in-person...

How Are School Districts Addressing Student Social-Emotional Needs during the Pandemic?

In this brief, we look at how our nationally representative sample of 477 school districts attended to students' social-emotional learning and well-being in fall 2020.

U-Turn: Surge of COVID Cases Reverses Reopening Progress in America's School Districts

Our December review of a statistically representative sample of 477 districts found 31 percent are operating in fully remote learning—a larger percentage than at any other point during the fall...

One Step Forward, One Step Back: Public Health Fears Keep America's School Districts on a Reopening Treadmill

This brief gives an update on our nationally representative sample of school district reopening plans.

School Districts Across the Nation Plan for An Uncertain Year Ahead

This brief gives a snapshot from July 27-31 of how school districts across the country are currently planning for fall 2020.