Christine Bischoff joined the North Carolina Justice Center as an attorney in the Education and Law Project in January 2012. Since joining the Justice Center, Christine has been involved in litigation related to private school vouchers, charter schools, the constitutional right to a sound basic education, and special education. Christine also conducts trainings across the state for parents and community groups.
Prior to joining the Justice Center, Christine worked as an attorney in the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). At OCR, Christine worked primarily on Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin. At OCR, Christine also coordinated all aspects of OCR’s civil rights reviews of federal magnet school grant applications. Prior to OCR, Christine worked at the NAACP National Headquarters as the Economic Empowerment Policy Manager. In that role, Christine worked to develop the NAACP’s national economic advocacy agenda. She also developed policy and training materials related to such agenda for NAACP branches across the country.
Christine earned a B.S. and a J.D. from Wake Forest University, and she earned a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. She currently teaches Education Law at Wake Forest University School of Law.