Ary Amerikaner is a co-founder of Brown’s Promise. She served in President Obama’s Administration as a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. Ary’s federal experience also includes the Biden-Harris Transition Team and legislative work on Capitol Hill. In Maryland, she served as the Chief of Staff at the State Department of Education and as an advisor on Governor Wes Moore’s transition team. As Vice President for P12 Policy, Research, and Practice at The Education Trust, she and her team supported advocacy coalitions advancing educational equity in 14 states while producing original data and policy analysis. A national expert on school funding and resource equity, she has authored pieces ranging from an expert report in litigation to an op-ed in the New York Times.
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