Sandy Kress’ practice focuses on public law and policy at the state and national levels, with a strong focus on education matters, including policies, reform and accountability. In January 2010, Mr. Kress was appointed fellow and director of policy development and outreach at the George W. Bush Institute. Mr. Kress was named a senior fellow of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership in 2009. He served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush on education with respect to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. He also previously served as president of the board of trustees of the Dallas Public Schools. Mr. Kress formerly served on the Education Commission of the States, and he currently serves as counsel to the Governor’s Business Council. He is also a life member of the board of directors of the Texas Business & Education Coalition.