Kelly Robson

Guest Blogger

Associate Partner, Bellwether Education Partners

Washington, D.C.

Kelly Robson is an associate partner with Bellwether Education Partners. Since joining the Policy and Thought Leadership team in 2013, Kelly has worked on a variety of issues including public school choice, private school choice, city-level reform efforts and policies impacting disrupted youth, particularly homeless youth. Her work has been featured in The 74, Philanthropy Magazine and elsewhere. Prior to joining Bellwether, Kelly taught middle school English and history in Westerville City Schools in Westerville, Ohio, and in the District of Columbia Public Schools. Kelly holds a B.A. with honors and a master’s degree in education from The Ohio State University and a doctorate in education policy from George Washington University.

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Posted June 8, 2018

Here’s What a Supreme Court Ruling for Janus Could Mean for Teachers Unions

Policymakers, journalists, analysts, and—to be sure—union leaders and members are eagerly, and perhaps nervously, awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision in…

By Kelly Robson

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

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