Chris Saldaña

Chris Saldaña

Doctoral Student Researcher University of Colorado - Boulder School of Education & National Education Policy Center

Chris Saldaña is a doctoral student in the School of Education at the University of Colorado-Boulder and for the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). His research examines the policies and laws that govern how public schools are funded and explores questions around how these policies might be redesigned or reformed to better serve students. Chris holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego and a Masters Degree in Economics from California State University, Fullerton. Prior to starting his doctoral program, Chris worked as an economist for an economic research firm in Los Angeles, California. His work there focused on issues involving economics and law. Currently, his research interests lie at the intersection of education policy, economics, and law.

Keywords: School funding, Public education, Education policy, economics, and law