Xinxin Zhang, research assistant, has expertise in data analysis, educational research, and policy evaluation. Zhang’s principal strengths include cleaning large data sets, conducting descriptive analysis and predictive analytics, and presenting data results to many viewers.

Currently, Zhang is working with the REL Northeast & Islands at EDC and REL Midwest to provide support for several projects regarding early childhood education, teacher retention, and college readiness. Prior to joining EDC, she was an Education Pioneers Summer Fellow and supported the data and accountability team at Boston Public Schools by collecting and analyzing performance data.

Zhang holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Tsinghua University.