Megan Lail is a research intern at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. She comes to D.C. from the Raleigh-Durham area, where she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University. Prior to joining the Fordham team, she worked at an education advocacy nonprofit in Raleigh, serving both the policy and communication departments. While her expertise centers on school choice, charter schools, and scholarships, she is passionate about many areas of education reform including teacher effectiveness and curriculum development.