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Andrew Rotherham
Co-Founder and Publisher
Education Sector

Andrew J. Rotherham is co-founder and publisher of Education Sector, a national education policy think tank. He also writes the award-winning blog, which an Education Week study cited as among the most influential information sources in education today, as well as a regular column for U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Rotherham serves on the nine-member Virginia Board of Education, a position he was appointed to by Governor Mark Warner in 2005. Previously, he served at The White House as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy during the Clinton Administration. Rotherham is the author of more than 100 articles, book chapters, articles, papers, and op-eds about education policy and politics and is the author or co-editor of four influential books on educational policy. He serves on advisory boards and committees for a variety of organizations including The Broad Foundation, Harvard University, and the National Governors Association. Rotherham is also a trustee of the Cesar Chavez Public Charter High School for Public Policy and a member of the board of directors for the Indianapolis Mind Trust and Democrats for Education Reform.

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