Round 1 Peer Reviewers


Bellwether Education Partners and the Collaborative for Student Success went to great lengths to convene a group of 30 peer reviewers, who represented bipartisan viewpoints and are former state policymakers, members of the civil rights and disability communities, and education experts with state and national policy expertise.


(Click here to see a list of peer reviewers who participated in Round 2 reviews)

Tamara O. Alsace, Ph.D.
New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE)

Elliott Asp

Julia Rafal-Baer
Chiefs for Change

John Bailey

Tony Bennett
Education Reform Strategies, LLC

Whitney Chapa
Vice President of Education Policy and Budget, Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Dale Chu
Vice President of Policy & Operations, America Succeeds

Barbara Davidson

Eric Guckian
Leadership for Educational Equity

Terry Holliday
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Claire Voorhes
Foundation for Excellence in Education

Lindsay Jones
National Center for Learning Disabilities

Liz King (with Gisela Ariza),
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund

Aimee Rogstad Guidera (with Paige Kowalski)
Data Quality Campaign

Phillip Lovell
Alliance for Excellent Education

Erika McConduit
President and CEO, Urban League of Louisiana

Charmaine Mercer
Learning Policy Institute

Doug Mesecar
Lexington Institute

Kerry Moll
Stand for Children

Rashidah Morgan
Education First

Gavin Payne
GPC Advisors, LLC

Ryan Reyna
Education Strategy Group

Gerard Robinson
American Enterprise Institute

Scott Sargrad
Center for American Progress

Martha Thurlow
National Center on Educational Outcomes

Gini Pupo-Walker
Conexión Américas

Joanne Weiss
Weiss Associates LLC

Anne Wicks
George W. Bush Institute

Conor P. Williams
New America Foundation

Christy Wolfe
Senior Policy Advisor, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools