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Expertise: Early childhood education, K-12 education

Catherine Brown is the Vice President of Education Policy at American Progress. Previously, Brown served as the vice president of policy at Teach for America and as a senior consultant for Leadership for Educational Equity. Prior to her role at Teach for America, Brown served as senior education policy advisor for the House Committee on Education and Labor, where she advised Chairman George Miller (D-CA). In 2008, Brown served as the domestic policy advisor for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Earlier in her career, Brown directed Teach for America’s Early Childhood Initiative and served as a legislative assistant for both Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) and Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), as well as a research assistant at Mathematica Policy Research in New Jersey. Brown received her bachelor’s degree from Smith College and holds a master’s in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

By Catherine Brown
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Trump’s Education Plan—Defund, Devalue and Privatize Our School SystemInsideSourcesDecember 5, 2016
Workin’ 9 to 5Center for American ProgressOctober 11, 2016
Time for a Testing Bill of RightsInsideSourcesMarch 30, 2016
Educator EvaluationCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2016
Implementing the Every Student Succeeds ActCenter for American ProgressJanuary 29, 2016
Lessons From State Performance on NAEPCenter for American ProgressJanuary 14, 2016
Investing in Educator CapacityCenter for American ProgressDecember 21, 2015
The Promise of Fairer School SpendingU.S. News & World ReportDecember 10, 2015
It’s time for Pennsylvania to turn around its failing schoolsThe Patriot NewsDecember 9, 2015
Smart, Skilled, and StrivingCenter for American ProgressNovember 3, 2015
Parental Involvement in Any LanguageU.S. News & World ReportOctober 22, 2015
Math MattersCenter for American ProgressAugust 13, 2015
5 Key Principles to Guide Consideration of any ESEA Title I Formula ChangeCenter for American ProgressJuly 7, 2015
Making Classrooms WorkU.S. News & World ReportJune 24, 2015
Dramatic Action, Dramatic ImprovementCenter for American ProgressMarch 31, 2015
Comparable but UnequalCenter for American ProgressMarch 11, 2015