Kelly Robson

    Author Bio:
    Kelly Robson is an associate partner with Bellwether Education Partners. Since joining the Policy and Thought Leadership team in 2013 she has worked on a number of policy analysis, research, writing, and implementation projects covering a range of issues. 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.


Why Most Teachers Get a Bad Deal on Pensions

State plans create more losers than winners, and many get nothing at all

Innovation in Catholic Education

New approaches to instruction and governance may revitalize the sector

Blog Posts/Multimedia

Three Factors Critical to Rural Charter Schools’ Success

Visitors to charter schools in Questa, New Mexico; Quincy, Florida; Starbuck, Minnesota; and Prescott Valley, Arizona, found some common ingredients.


Standing Under the Arch: Authorizer Accountability in Ohio

When charter school authorizers are not held accountable, too many schools open that lack the elements necessary for success, and too many low-performing schools remain open long after they should be shut down.


Common Core Implementation

Common Core implementation will forge ahead for the foreseeable future; but the degree to which we can overcome major obstacles like those raised by McShane and Rothman will determine the quality of the mark that is left on today’s schools, teachers, and students.


Harnessing the Power of Competition to Improve Math Performance

Interstellar is a web application that features live, team-based, online academic competitions. Math teams can invite other teams across the country to an on-the-spot competition or can enter league play events like Math Madness.


Wrestling with Diversity and Education in American Promise

The film American Promise, which opened in D.C. on November 1, surfaces many of difficult issues at the intersection of race, class, and gender.

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