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Bridget Cherry

Program Officer, K-12 Education Program

Bridget is a program officer for the K-12 Education Program. In this role, Bridget focuses on developing the supply of high-quality, innovative schools and grants that support equitable access to school choice. Before joining the foundation, she was special assistant for policy for the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education. She has also held positions at City Year, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education, where she was a presidential management fellow and served as a program officer for the Race to the Top program. She was also an Education Pioneers fellow in Washington, D.C.

Bridget received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Yale University and her Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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