BRYAN C. HASSEL
of Public Impact. He consults nationally with leading public agencies,
nonprofit organizations and foundations working for dramatic improvements
in K-12 education. He is a recognized expert on charter schools, school
turnarounds, education entrepreneurship and human capital in education.
Dr. Hassel’s recent work includes a chapter on how cutting-edge data
strategies could transform public education in the book A Byte at the Apple: Rethinking
Data Systems for the Post-NCLB
and co-authoring “The
Big U-Turn: How to bring schools from the brink of doom to stellar success”
for Education Next.
Dr. Hassel has also served as a consultant to leading efforts to create
high-quality charter school systems, including the Mayor of Indianapolis’s charter school
and, more recently, Rhode Island’s creation of a network of mayor-led
He also authored the Brookings Institution Press
Charter School Challenge: Avoiding the Pitfalls, Fulfilling the Promise,
co-edited the Brookings volume Learning
from School Choice,
and co-authored Picky
Parent Guide: Choose Your Child's School with Confidence.
Dr. Hassel received his doctorate in
public policy from Harvard University and his masters in politics from
Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He earned
his B.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which he
attended as a Morehead Scholar.