Audrey Kim

Guest Blogger

Policy and Staff Assistant, Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Washington, D.C.

Audrey Kim is the policy and staff assistant at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. She received her B.A. from the American University, where she studied political theory and philosophy. Audrey is interested in exploring the impact education policy can have on students and communities.

Her experience includes working with research organizations like Child Trends as well as with policy and advocacy groups like the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. In her spare time, Audrey enjoys long walks on the wharf in Southwest D.C. with her dog, Baby.

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Posted Sep. 2, 2016

Why the Melding of Politics, Social Activism and Education Isn’t Just a Passing Fancy for Millennials

Two years ago, I matriculated from one of the most liberal, activist college campuses in the country. In the months…

By Audrey Kim

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Posted July 18, 2018

Coffee Break: Oakland’s Lakisha Young Is Done Waiting for Superman and Ready for Parents to Take the Lead

Lakisha Young is executive director of The Oakland REACH. She has dedicated her career to promoting access to quality schools because she knows firsthand that…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted July 17, 2018

Superintendent Tom Boasberg Is Stepping Down After Nearly a Decade of Bringing the Community Together for Better Schools

I suppose Tom Boasberg is a successful “education reformer.” The policy resume (charters, accountability, innovation) certainly checks out. And Denver Public Schools invariably gets mentioned…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted July 17, 2018

4 Things Every First-Year Teacher Needs to Know

Recently, I shared with a colleague that I was about to start my new job as an assistant professor of education, assisting first-year teachers as…

By Zachary Wright 

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