WAYNE BRASLER

Veteran Journalism Teacher, University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Read bio

WILLIAMSON “BILL” EVERS, PHD

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution Read bio

MICHAEL FARRIS, JD, LLM

Chancellor of Patrick Henry College and Chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association Read bio

CHESTER FINN

President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute Read bio

Charles Glenn, PhD

Professor of Education Leadership & Policy Studies, Boston University Read bio

ANDREW HACKER, PHD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Queens College Read bio

PAUL HORTON

Veteran History Teacher, University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Read bio

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, PHD

Associate Director, Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom Read bio

MICHAEL MCSHANE, PHD

Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Read bio

JIM MILGRAM, PHD

Mathematician, Stanford University & Common Core Validation Committee Member Read bio

MIKE PETRILLI

Executive Vice President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute Read bio

JOY PULLMANN

Research Fellow, Heartland Institute & Managing Editor of School Reform News Read bio

JIM STERGIOS, PHD

Executive Director, Pioneer Institute Read bio

SANDRA STOTSKY, EDD

Senior Associate Commissioner in Massachusetts (1999–2003) & Common Core Validation Committee Member Read bio

Kent Talbert

General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Education, 2006–2009 Read bio

ZE’EV WURMAN

Member California Academic Content Standards Commission (2010) & former U.S. Department of Education official Read bio

The federal government played a very powerful role in incentivizing states to adopt the Common Core standards.
–Michael McShane, AEI