Lori Chajet

Lori Chajet

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Lori Chajet is the co-founder and co-director of College Access: Research and & Action, or CARA, which is part of the Center for Human Environments at the CUNY Graduate Center. A former high school history teacher and staff developer, Lori has been involved with school change in New York City since 1993. She completed her doctorate in Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she focused her research on college persistence for first-generation, low-income students. Prior to founding CARA, Lori was acting director of The Institute of Urban Education at Eugene Lang College/The New School. She earned a B.A. from Brown University in educational studies and public policy and an M.A. in social studies education from Columbia Teachers College.

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