Elizabeth Huffaker (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a PhD student in Education Policy at the Stanford Graduate Schools of Education. She is an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Predoctoral Fellow and a recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship. She holds an M.A. in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University. Prior to starting her graduate studies, Elizabeth taught high school math for four years in Houston, TX. She brings an interest in K-12 education policy cultivated during her time in the classroom to her current research on systems of accountability and stratification within public schooling.