Robert Rothman is a senior fellow at the Alliance for Excellent Education. Previously, he was a senior editor at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform where he edited the Institute’s quarterly magazine, Voices in Urban Education. He was also a study director at the National Research Council, where he led a committee on testing and assessment in the federal Title I program, which produced the report Testing, Teaching and Learning (edited with Richard F. Elmore) and a committee on teacher testing.
A nationally known education writer and editor, Mr. Rothman has also worked with Achieve and the National Center on Education and the Economy, and was a reporter and editor for Education Week. He has written numerous reports and articles on a wide range of education issues, and he is editor of City Schools (Harvard Education Press, 2007) and author of Measuring Up: Standards, Assessments and School Reform (Jossey-Bass, 1995), Fewer, Clearer, Higher: How the Common Core State Standards Can Change Classroom Practice (Harvard Education Press, 2013), and Something in Common: The Common Core Standards and the Next Chapter in American Education (Harvard Education Press, 2011). He has a degree in political science from Yale University.
Previously, Dr. Campbell was executive director of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, Stanford University. From 2005 to 2010, Dr. Campbell held progressively senior positions in the Ontario Ministry of Education with a focus on the use of evidence to inform the Ontario education strategies. She was senior executive officer for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, then appointed Ontario’s first chief research officer for education, and became the founding director of the Education Research & Evaluation Strategy Branch. Dr. Campbell has worked as a policy and strategy advisor at school district and government levels in the United Kingdom and was a member of academic faculty at the Institute of Education, University of London. Originally from Scotland, she completed her doctorate at the University of Strathclyde.