Maureen Kelleher is FutureEd’s editorial director. She previously served as a writer, editor and editorial director at EdPost, a digital platform for education commentary and analysis. A former high school teacher, she was an award-winning writer at Catalyst Chicago and a contributor to the Upjohn Institute, a labor economics think tank, the Center for American Progress and the Center on Education Policy. She has written for Education Week, The 74, Chalkbeat and other platforms. Kelleher graduated magna cum laude from Yale and holds a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Chicago.

Work by Maureen Kelleher

Q&A: Allensworth on Grades Versus Tests in College Admissions

There has been much debate about the role of standardized tests in college admissions, including whether the SAT and ACT tests are more predictive of college…

Three Keys to Successful High-Dosage Tutoring

This commentary originally appeared in The 74. In the wake of the pandemic and its devastating impact on student learning, tutoring has been having a moment.

How North Carolina’s Schools Are Staffing Their Pandemic Recovery

An analysis of ESSER investments in staffing across North Carolina’s school districts

Q&A: Richmond on Catholic Schools in a Changing Education Landscape

Archdiocese of Chicago schools’ Superintendent Greg Richmond sat down with FutureEd’s Maureen Kelleher to talk about the future of Catholic schools.