Morgan Holmgren

Morgan is a researcher at Education Northwest and has expertise in research methods and data management. Prior to working at Education Northwest Morgan worked at the Colorado Department of Education where he was involved in data driven decision making and analysis. Morgan has a M.A. in Political Science for the University of Colorado Boulder.

Education is one of the cornerstones of our society. We need to always be striving to improve our education system. I am excited to be working on projects that seek to make education more accessible, equitable and meaningful.

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Blog Posts

Violence in the News Underscores the Importance of Listening to Students

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December 22nd, 2016

A few weeks ago, just after the tragedies in Baton Rouge and Dallas, I met informally with some colleagues. Each of us felt a confusing array of pain and numbness. I remember feeling especially unmoored by seemingly endless and totally senseless violence. I told my colleagues about a vulnerable moment I’d experienced recently—something that had really stuck with me in the wake of all the trauma.

A Powerful Invitation

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September 28th, 2015

"In my classrooms, I have tried multiple approaches, and through much experimentation, I’m convinced that what really matters is giving my students get as many opportunities as possible to practice subject-specific academic language through focused conversations with their peers."