Roohi Sharma

Research Analyst

Roohi Sharma is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Most recently she completed a Strategy Summer Fellowship with Education Pioneers in Boston. Prior to that she worked at WA Charters as a Contract Policy Associate and Intern helping the organization in their policy and advocacy work, served as a teacher for two years in India as part of the Teach for India fellowship and has also worked as an Application Developer at IBM in the past. Roohi has a Master's in Education Policy from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science from Mody Institute of Technology and Science, India.

Finding a Great Fit: Improving the School Choice Process for Students with Disabilities

Two briefs provide a summary of the special education landscape in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., and offer recommendations for further steps that might be taken to strengthen the cities’ support...

Seizing the Opportunity: Educating Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools

This report is the first step in developing an evidence base about how charter schools meet the needs of unique learners, how they can improve in this work, and what aspects of chartering as a governance model support...

The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions

This report examines why charter school growth in the San Francisco Bay Area has slowed dramatically and offers solutions for cities nationwide to encourage the development of new high-quality schools.