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Policy Researcher at Education Commission of the States | cjamieson@ecs.org
As a policy researcher, Carlos focuses on many issues related to K-12 education. Prior to joining Education Commission of the States, Carlos was an elementary school physical education and health teacher. Carlos earned a master’s degree in physical education from Teacher’s College and is currently pursuing his Ed.D from Howard University in education leadership and policy.
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