Sarah Parshall Perry is a senior legal fellow in the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation. She is the former senior counsel to the assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, where she focused on policy reform, technical guidance, and the Department's annual report to Congress. She also served as coalition coordinator and partnership manager at the Family Research Council. Sarah is the co-author of When the Fairy Dust Settles, along with her mother, Janet Parshall, and the author of Sand in My Sandwich and Mommy Needs a Raise (Because Quitting Is Not an Option). She and her husband, Matt, live in Maryland and have three children.