Max Marchitello is a Policy Analyst for the Pre-K-12 Education Policy team at American Progress. He has focused principally on accountability, standards, assessments, and education issues related to low-income students and students of color.
Prior to joining American Progress, Max served as the inaugural William L. Taylor Fellow for Education Policy at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. In this capacity he worked on federal legislation related to K-12, higher education, and workforce development. Before coming to Washington, Max taught high school English and coached basketball in north Philadelphia.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.