Dr. Lusa Lo is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of
Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Human Development. She teaches
Consultation and Interpersonal Skills, Standardized Assessment for Students with
Disabilities, Inclusive Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development Building, Collaborative
Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities, and Capstone Research Seminar.
Her research focuses on family-school-community partnerships and educational planning and
practice for language minority students with disabilities, which has resulted in numerous

Selected Publications


English Learners in Boston Public Schools: Enrollment and Educational Outcomes of Native Speakers of Chinese Dialects (with Nicole Lavan, Faye Karp, and Rosann Tung), Gastón Institute Publications (2009)

In November 2002, the voters of Massachusetts approved Referendum Question 2. This referendum spelled an...



English Learners in Boston Public Schools: Enrollment, Engagement and Academic Outcomes of Native Speakers of Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese Dialects, Haitian Creole, Spanish, and Vietnamese (with Miren Uriarte, Nicole Lavan, Nicole Agusti, Mandira Kala, Faye Karp, Peter Nien-chu Kiang, Rosann Tung, and Cassandra Villari), Gastón Institute Publications (2009)

This study focuses on the academic experience of English Learners (ELs) in Boston’s public schools...