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As a policy analyst, Lauren focuses on addressing State Information Requests and assisting the Policy Team with other policy projects. Prior to joining Education Commission of the States, Lauren spent eight years teaching political science courses at the University of Houston and over four years as a program examiner at the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, D.C. Lauren believes that supporting state policy leaders improves educational opportunities for all students.

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