Constance (Connie) Clark is a research associate with Education Sector at American Institutes for Research. Her research focus is on charter schools and choice, and specifically, the impact of choice on school integration. She also does work on equity issues in K-12 and higher education.
Clark graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with a master’s degree in government. During her tenure as a graduate student she did extensive research on the overlap of race, wealth, and charter schools. At UT, Clark worked as a research and teaching assistant for multiple professors and classes. She previously worked at the Council for Aid to Education as a reporting and data analysis program associate. In this role, she assisted with data collection, editing, and reporting and managed 50-75 institutions participating in the Collegiate Learning Assessment. Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.