Contact Amanda Farnan Press Secretary (774) 571–3639 email@example.com Education Dept economist earns Sammies nomination for work on K-12 practices June 10, 2020 Sometimes it takes an economist to look at things differently and make them better. That’s been the case for Kindergarten through 12th grade education and its teachers. Elizabeth Warner is an economist at the Institute of Educational Sciences at the Education Department. Her work is credited with creating all sorts of best practices, and it earned her a finalist position in this year’s Service to America Medals program. She joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more.