Laura A. Siegal, B.A. in History, Yale University; M.P.P., Harvard University; M.S. Ed. in Secondary Teaching, Northwestern University. Before coming to Teachers College, Laura covered the urban development beat for The Boston Phoenix where she won a New England Press Association Award. Following her post as a Boston reporter, she secured a job in Chicago as a Senior Policy Associate for the Education Initiative at Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI). Currently, Laura teaches History and Writing at The Institute for Collaborative Education (ICE) here in New York City.