Courtesy Kathy Qu ’13

Project 55 fellow at the National Association of Charter School Authorizers in Chicago. Major: Sociology.

DUTIES: Evaluates the processes of those who oversee charter schools and analyzes the way NACSA helps them.

COLLABORATION: Qu manages data that is shared among authorizers, so they can learn from each other. “We want to have more collaboration.”

HIGH STANDARDS: “Only the best charter schools can improve student results, and we want to close the ones that aren’t doing well.”