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Policy researcher at Education Commission of the States | bkelley@ecs.org

As a policy researcher, Bryan works on tracking legislation, answering information requests and contributing to other policy team projects. Prior to joining Education Commission of the States, he worked in public policy research at the National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver and AcademyHealth in Washington, D.C.; he also earned a master's degree from the University of Manchester and a bachelor's degree from Colorado College. When Bryan is not busy researching education policy, he can be found hiking around Colorado, trying a new cafe or brewery, or planning his next vacation destination with his wife.

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