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Teresa Mull

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Teresa Mull is a policy advisor for education and an editor at The Heartland Institute.

Teresa Mull is editor of, a policy advisor for education at The Heartland Institute, and a writer and editor for Heartland's editorial department.

From 2016 to 2018, Mull was managing editor of School Reform News and a research fellow at Heartland. A native of the Central Pennsylvania, Mull attended the University of Dallas, majoring in comparative literature. She has worked as a reporter, writer, and editor in varying capacities, and her writing has been published by The New York TimesBaltimore SunMiami Herald, Detroit News, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other print and online publications.

She is a regular contributor to The American Conservative and maintains a portfolio of published material at

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 12, 2019
By Teresa Mull
"If only educators more interested in education than social justice could simply leave the NEA."
March 21, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Critics of the public school system, myself included, often disparage government schools for failing to teach kids.
March 20, 2018
By Teresa Mull
“Homeschooling was for hippies, now it’s for hipsters.”
March 11, 2018
By Teresa Mull
Disciplinary policies imposed by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) have reduced student achievement in Wisconsin, researchers have found.

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