Chelsea Straus is the Special Assistant for the Pre-K-12 Education Policy team at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Chelsea was an education policy intern at the American Enterprise Institute. Chelsea previously completed internships on the Hill with both the House Committee on the Judiciary and Rep. John H. Adler (D-NJ). She graduated from Bucknell University in May 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in American politics. Chelsea is originally from Bethesda, Maryland.