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Author: George Miller

George Miller

Former U.S. representative from California; Co-Chair, BPC's Early Childhood Initiative

George Miller is the co-chair of BPC's Early Childhood Initiative. He previously served as a Member of Congress from California from 1975 until his retirement in 2015.

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Author: Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum

Former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania; Co-Chair, BPC's Early Childhood Initiative

Rick Santorum is the co-chair of BPC's Early Childhood Initiative. He served as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007, and was the Senate's third-ranking Republican.

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Author: Robert Kelchen

Robert Kelchen

fellow

Robert Kelchen is a fellow with BPC's Higher Education Project. Kelchen is an assistant professor of higher education in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy at Seton Hall University.

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Author: Douglas Webber

Douglas Webber

Fellow

Dr. Douglas Webber is a fellow with BPC's Higher Education Project. Dr. Webber is currently an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Temple University and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics.

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Author: Linda Smith

Linda Smith

Director, Early Childhood Initiative

Linda Smith is director of BPC’s Early Childhood Development Initiative. She most recently served as the deputy assistant secretary for early childhood development in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Author: Megan Campbell

Megan Campbell

Associate Director

Megan Campbell is associate director for BPC's Early Childhood Initiative. Prior to joining BPC, she was a child care program specialist and Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Child Care at the Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Author: Kenneth Megan

Kenneth Megan

associate director

Kenneth Megan is an associate director for BPC’s Economic Policy Project where his research focuses on higher education financing and postsecondary student outcomes. Prior to joining BPC, Megan served as an economic fellow at Third Way

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Author: Jinann Bitar

Jinann Bitar

senior policy analyst, higher education

Jinann Bitar joins us as a senior policy analyst for higher education. Before coming to BPC, she worked with the American Council on Education in providing higher education leaders and policy makers the information they need to make data-informed decisions.

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Expert

Kathlyn McHenry

Senior Policy Analyst

Kathlyn McHenry is a senior policy analyst for BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative. Prior to joining BPC, McHenry was a Professional Staff Member on the US House Education and Workforce Committee.

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Author: Jacqueline Rodríguez

Jacqueline Rodríguez

Policy Analyst

Jacqueline Rodríguez is a policy analyst on BPC’s Paid Family Leave Task Force. Prior to joining BPC, Rodriguez worked at [email protected] where she conducted research on the future of work.

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Author: Adrienne Schweer

Adrienne Schweer

Fellow

Adrienne Schweer is a BPC fellow and leads its Paid Family Leave Task Force.

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Author: Sarah Tracey

Sarah Tracey

Senior Policy Analyst

Sarah Tracey joins the Early Childhood Initiative team as a senior policy analyst. Prior to BPC, Sarah was an associate program officer on the Board on Children, Youth, and Families at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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