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. Its mantra is “Let the Data Speak.” CREDO is a leading research group studying the academic progress of students in charter schools. With over 20 studies of state and national impacts of charter schools, CREDO and its work have been cited in over 1,000 media outlets, thousands of academic papers, and state and national policy debates. Raymond holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University, along with three master’s degrees and a doctorate in political science from the University of Rochester.