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Sarah Hooker

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Sarah Hooker

Policy Analyst

Sarah Hooker is a Policy Analyst at MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, where she focuses on research and policy analysis related to education, workforce development, and language acquisition. She manages MPI’s field-based research on efforts to promote the high school completion, postsecondary success, and economic advancement of English Language Learners (ELLs) and immigrant youth.

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Prior to joining MPI, she worked with the American Youth Policy Forum on issues and policies related to college- and career readiness, education access, and success for students from under-represented groups. She focused on the education of ELLs and facilitated the dissemination of research and policy recommendations for better serving this population. Her publications include Success at Every Step: How 23 Programs Support Youth on the Path to College and Beyond (co-author).

Ms. Hooker holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. While in graduate school, she provided capacity-building support to the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities. Prior to her work in Chicago, she developed a program to reconnect homeless parents with opportunities for continuing education and occupational training in Los Angeles. She earned a bachelor of the arts degree in Latin American studies from Pomona College in Claremont, CA.

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Reports
August 2014
By Jeanne Batalova, Sarah Hooker, and Randy Capps
Reports
March 2014
By Sarah Hooker, Michael Fix, and Margie McHugh
Policy Briefs
August 2013
By Jeanne Batalova, Sarah Hooker, and Randy Capps
Reports
June 2013
By Sarah Hooker, Margie McHugh, Michael Fix, and Randy Capps
Audio
June 18, 2014

This webinar exploring findings from MPI's report, Critical Choices in Post-Recession California: Investing in the Educational and Career Success of Immigrant Youth, which focuses on the implications of California's public education system reforms

Audio
March 20, 2014

MPI experts, along with representatives from Gwinnett County Public Schools and the University of Georgia's Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, discuss the educational experiences of Georgia’s first- and second-generation immigrant youth and where Georgia’s ambitious education reforms have met—or failed to meet—the needs of this growing population. 

Video, Audio
August 14, 2013

During this online chat, MPI researchers discuss their findings in an MPI brief, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals at the One-Year Mark: A Profile of Currently Eligible Youth and Applicants, that provides the most up-to-date estimates of the current and prospective DACA population by educational attainment, English proficiency, state of residence, country of origin, age, gender, labor force participation, poverty, and parental status.

Reports
August 2014
By Jeanne Batalova, Sarah Hooker, and Randy Capps
Reports
March 2014
By Sarah Hooker, Michael Fix, and Margie McHugh
Policy Briefs
August 2013
By Jeanne Batalova, Sarah Hooker, and Randy Capps
Reports
June 2013
By Sarah Hooker, Margie McHugh, Michael Fix, and Randy Capps
Audio
June 18, 2014

This webinar exploring findings from MPI's report, Critical Choices in Post-Recession California: Investing in the Educational and Career Success of Immigrant Youth, which focuses on the implications of California's public education system reforms

Audio
March 20, 2014

MPI experts, along with representatives from Gwinnett County Public Schools and the University of Georgia's Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, discuss the educational experiences of Georgia’s first- and second-generation immigrant youth and where Georgia’s ambitious education reforms have met—or failed to meet—the needs of this growing population. 

Video, Audio
August 14, 2013

During this online chat, MPI researchers discuss their findings in an MPI brief, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals at the One-Year Mark: A Profile of Currently Eligible Youth and Applicants, that provides the most up-to-date estimates of the current and prospective DACA population by educational attainment, English proficiency, state of residence, country of origin, age, gender, labor force participation, poverty, and parental status.