Angela MacLeod, former Senior Policy Analyst with the Fraser Institute, conducted research for the Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education, and the Centre for School Performance Studies. After completing a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University she spent time working in banking and management before pursuing a Master of Public Policy from the University of Calgary. The focus of her graduate studies was social and economic policy, and her final paper Noble Frustrations: The Many Practical Problems with Municipal Poverty Initiatives was subsequently published by the Manning Foundation. She was formerly the executive director of a school choice advocacy organization and is passionate about improving K-12 education across the country. She is the co-author of numerous education policy studies including Where our Students are Educated: Measuring Student Enrolment in Canada, 2017 and Comparing the Family Income of Students in Alberta’s Independent and Public Schools.