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Hanseul Kang has led the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), the District of Columbia's state education agency, since 2015. Under Kang's leadership, OSSE has taken important steps to sustain, accelerate, and deepen DC's progress in student achievement outcomes. OSSE has made multimillion-dollar investments in and launched significant new supports for early childhood education that have led to improved quality and expanded access for children and families. Kang spearheaded work to develop the new DC School Report Card and STAR Framework that, for the first time, give families clear and comparable information on the performance of traditional public and public charter schools across DC. Kang previously served as chief of staff for the Tennessee Department of Education as the state implemented major policies and programs under Race to the Top and made significant gains in student achievement. Before that, Kang worked as a managing director of program in Teach For America's DC regional office. She started her career as a high school social studies teacher in rural New Mexico. Kang holds a bachelor's degree in international politics from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and was a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar. She is a Fellow of the 23rd class of the Pahara - Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.