Bayliss Fiddiman is an associate director for K-12 Education at American Progress. She comes to American Progress from the Education Law Center, where she worked on a variety of issues, including school funding, charter school and voucher program expansion, and special education. Prior to that, she participated in a leadership development fellowship with the Educational Testing Service, where her portfolio focused on educational equity.
During her time in law school, Fiddiman completed internships with Northeastern University’s Office of the General Counsel, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston Police Department, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. After law school, she worked as a legal fellow with the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, investigating cold cases of anti-civil rights violence.
Fiddiman received her B.A. in legal studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with Commonwealth Honors College distinction. She earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
By Bayliss Fiddiman
|When Black men can’t afford to teach, our children pay the price||The Hill||September 7, 2021|
|Fact Sheet: Targeted Grants for Educational Excellence Program||Center for American Progress||August 23, 2021|
|How To Ensure Equitable Access to Great Teaching||Center for American Progress||August 23, 2021|
|Reopening schools will require a big boost in federal funds||Austin American-Statesman||July 11, 2020|
|Student Debt: An Overlooked Barrier to Increasing Teacher Diversity||Center for American Progress||July 9, 2019|
|The Danger Private School Voucher Programs Pose to Civil Rights||Center for American Progress||May 13, 2019|
|Smart Investments for Safer Schools||Center for American Progress||December 19, 2018|