Kevin Lee was a Research Intern at MPI, where he provided research support for the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy on a variety of projects focused on domestic education policy and addressing achievement gaps among English Learners in the United States.
Previously, Mr. Lee was a Research Assistant with the Islamic Center of Southern California, where he developed a three-year Islamic enrichment curriculum for Muslim-American youth. He has also worked with IDEAS@UCLA, a campus-based student advocacy and support group.
He holds a B.A. in philosophy and the study of religion from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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These fact sheets provide a sketch of key characteristics of the foreign-born and English Learner (EL) populations in select states. The fact sheets look at the demographics of these states, discuss EL student outcomes as measured by standardized tests, and conclude with an overview of state accountability mechanisms that affect ELs under relevant provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act and predecessor No Child Left Behind Act.