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Richard Rothstein
Research Associate
Economic Policy Institute

Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute. From 1999 to 2002 he was the national education columnist of The New York Times.Rothstein's recent book is Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right. He was a member of the national task force that drafted the statement, "A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education" (www.boldapproach.org), and is also the author of Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap and The Way We Were? Myths and Realities of America’s Student Achievement (1998).

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Mary Kiffmeyer Minnesota House of Representatives
Kelly Flynn Kids, Classrooms, and Capitol Hill
Tim Burke Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Michael Mulgrew United Federation of Teachers
Maurice Miller The Family Independence Initiative
Gene Steuerle The Peter G. Peterson Foundation

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