Heather Kays (Hkays@heartland.org) is a research fellow of The Heartland Institute and managing editor of School Reform News, a national monthly publication.
She has more than 12 years experience as a reporter and editor covering mostly education and politics. She has written for the Herald News, The Record (the second largest newspaper in New Jersey) and the Staunton, Virginia Gannett newspaper the News Leader. Kays has also worked for the nonprofit education policy and school choice news group, Choice Media. Her work has been published by USA Today, the Associated Press and various other newspapers and websites.