Margaret “Macke” Raymond is the director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University, which analyzes education reform efforts around the country. CREDO’s mission is to enhance the impacts of education innovations on student achievement in public K-12 education. Their mantra is “Let the Data Speak.” CREDO is the foremost research group studying the academic progress of students in charter schools. With over 20 studies of state and national impacts of charter schools, its work has been cited in over 1000 media outlets, thousands of academic papers and state and national policy debates.
Ms. Raymond holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Boston University, along with three masters degrees and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Rochester. She and her husband live in Stanford CA with their dogs Scout and Sugar.