education policy


Added 08/17/20 | Location: Tennessee | Subjects:

Joris M. Ray is the superintendent of Shelby County Schools in Tennessee and an expert in K-12 education. Ray grew up in Memphis and attended Shelby County Schools, graduating from Whitehaven High School. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy studies from the University of Memphis.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Ohio | Subjects:

Muhammad Khalifa is a professor of educational administration and executive director for urban education initiatives at the Ohio State University. He is the president and CEO of the Culturally Responsive School Leadership Academy, and has worked as a public school teacher and administrator in Detroit.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Virginia | Subjects: ,

Anna Maria Chávez is the executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA). She is an expert on women’s leadership, youth development, and public policy. She serves on the board of the SCAN Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving eldercare. Chávez also created the Ban Bossy campaign to encourage young girls to lead.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Deborah A. Santiago is the cofounder and CEO at Excelencia in Education, an organization that aims to improve Latino access in higher education. Santiago’s work concentrates on state and federal policy, financial aid, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and the evaluation of effective institutional practices. She was recently appointed to the California Higher Education Recovery with Equity Taskforce.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Tina Trujillo is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. She is an expert on education inequality, federal educational policymaking and test-based educational reforms.

Added 12/27/15 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Stella Flores is associate dean for faculty development and diversity and an associate professor of higher education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Pedro Noguera is a sociologist and dean of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He researches ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

Updated 04/19/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects: , ,

Dana Thompson Dorsey is the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Endowed Chair in Education Innovation at the University of South Florida. Her research examines education laws, policies and practices, and how they shape educational equity, access and opportunities for minoritized and underserved populations.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Caroline Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in Economics at Stanford University. She is also the director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Colorado | Subjects:

Nate Easley is an education strategy consultant who advises nonprofits, college access and success organizations, foundations, and school districts. He sits on the Colorado State University System’s board of governors.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , , ,

Claudia Galindo is an associate professor of education policy at the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Education. She spoke to NPR’s Claudio Sanchez in 2013 about the academic shortcomings of Latino children compared to their white counterparts.