Libby Nelson is the education reporter for Vox and an expert on higher education policy. She has covered the subject for higher education’s two publications of record—Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She also wrote about higher education for POLITICO Pro Education, where she was the founding reporter of Morning Education, a daily briefing newsletter. In addition, she has covered a range of K-12 issues, including the battle over the Common Core State Standards. A native of Kansas City and a graduate of Northwestern University, she has mostly lived in Washington, D.C., since 2009.