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Data Analyst


Education Policy Center

Jessica Balistreri is a Data Analyst at the Education Policy Center, where they utilize data analytics and quantitative methods to aid in the understanding and improvement of student experiences within public schools across New York. Jessica graduated with a Master of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University, specializing in social science methodology and comparative politics. Jessica earned their Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in Economics with a minor in Public Policy, where their work highlighted the experiences of young BIPOC with disabilities in entering the labor force post-high school graduation. Their research emphasizes the importance of data accessibility, inclusivity, and transparency to uplift the voices of young New Yorkers.