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Victoria Nelson
Policy Analyst
Center on Education Data and Policy

Victoria Nelson is a policy analyst in the Center on Education Data and Policy at the Urban Institute, focusing on K–12 education policy issues. Her research interests include equitable school funding formulas, desegregation policies, graduation rate improvements for underserved students, and free and reduced-price meal distribution in schools.

Before joining Urban, Nelson interned with Richmond Public Schools in the Office of School Planning. She earned a BA in political science and economics from Villanova University and completed her MPP at the University of Virginia.

Research Areas
Race and equity
Child care and early childhood education
K-12 education