A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
Prisoners of Time: Research - September 1994
- John Hodge Jones, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
- Jones is Commission Chairman and School Superintendent in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Under his leadership, the school system has implemented a nationally recognized extended day/year program.
- Carol Schwartz, Washington, District of Columbia
- Schwartz is Commission Vice Chairman and has served on the District of Columbia Board of Education and City Council. She has been a special education teacher and a consultant to the U.S. Department of Education.
- Michael J. Barrett, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Barrett represents four communities in the Massachusetts State Senate. His 1990 cover story in The Atlantic helped spark a national debate about extending the school year.
- B. Marie Byers, Hagerstown, Maryland
- A former teacher, Byers is serving her 24th year on the Washington County Board of Education and is chair of the National School Board Association's Large District Forum. In 1990-91 she was president of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education.
- Christopher T. Cross, Chevy Chase, Maryland
- Cross is president of the Council for Basic Education and also serves as President of the Maryland State Board of Education. He is a former assistant secretary for educational research and improvement in the U.S. Department of Education.
- Dennis P. Doyle, Chevy Chase, Maryland
- Doyle is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and was formerly with the American Enterprise Institute. A political scientist, he writes extensively about education policy and school reform.
- Norman E. Higgins, Guilford, Maine
- A former teacher, Higgins is principal of Piscataquis Community High School. He has served on Maine's Common Core of Learning Commission and, in 1988, earned a National Alliance of the Arts Leadership Award.
- Willian E. Shelton, Ypsilanti, Michigan
- A former teacher and principal, Shelton is president of Eastern Michigan University. He is active in local and national organizations and has written on higher education issues.
- Glenn R. Walker, Hiawatha, Kansas
- Walker is a former teacher and Fulbright fellow. He is the newly appointed principal of Hiawatha High School. From 1987-1991 Walker was state chairman of the "Initiative for Understanding: U.S.-USSR Youth Exchange."
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- Milton Goldberg is Executive Director of the Commission. He was executive director of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, which produced the landmark report, A Nation At Risk. He has held a variety of teaching and administrative positions.
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