MEGHAN MCQUIGGAN is a first year Master of Public Policy (MPP) student at the George Washington University where she is concentrating in education policy and program evaluation. She earned a BS in Psychology and Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014. Meghan currently works at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) supporting the National Household Education Survey (NHES) and Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). Professionally, she is interested in developmental psychology, education policy, and survey methodology.
Meghan would like to thank the editorial team for their guidance in writing this review, especially Associate Editor Callie McLean for her insightful feedback and comments throughout the process. Meghan would also like to thank her professor and mentor at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal, for piquing her interest in children’s social policy issues. Finally, she would like to thank her bosses at AIR for their continual support of her graduate school education and plentiful professional development opportunities.