Kelly Ann McCarty

Kelly Ann McCarty is a Master of Public Policy student at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Prior to coming to Duke, she served for 10 years as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army. Over her career, she completed five deployments and found a passion for problem-solving and leadership. McCarty earned her B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point and focuses her current studies on the intersection of national security and technology.

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Plugging holes in North Carolina’s leaky education pipeline: Reducing summer melt in community colleges

Policy context Scholarly research shows that many students encounter formidable obstacles between graduating high school and starting college. Students face...