Melissa Arnold Lyon

Melissa Lyon
Melissa Arnold Lyon
PhD student ,
Teachers College, Columbia University

Melissa Arnold Lyon is a PhD student in the Politics and Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include education politics, federalism, and the interest-group dynamics of social and educational policy. Her work has been published in Urban Affairs Review and Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She was previously a middle school English teacher with and later manager of teacher leadership development with Teach for America.

updated 2018

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California’s education policy agenda, in particular the near-simultaneous implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), has created challenges and opportunities for the state. Coming on the heels…