Ed Challenge For Change

Participants & Sponsors

 Read Program for all sponsors, participants and bios.  


Joel Klein, Chancellor, New York City Schools

Adrian Fenty, Mayor, Washington, DC

Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark

Federico Peña, Former Secretary of Energy

Roy Romer, Former Gov., Ed in 08

Rev. Al Sharpton, Education Equality Project

Michelle Rhee, Chancellor, DC Public Schools

Barbara O’Brien, Lt. Governor, Colorado

Peter Groff, Pres., Colorado State Senate

Jonathan Alter, Newsweek

Michael Bennet, Superintendent, Denver Public Schools

John Merrow, PBS

John King, Uncommon Schools

Don Shalvey, Aspire

Dianne Piché, Citizens, Commission on Civil Rights

Andrew Rotherham, Education Sector

Delia Pompa, National Council of La Raza

Amy Wilkins, Education Trust

Larry Rosenstock, High Tech High, San Diego

Jennifer Gonzalez, Parent Leader with Metro Organizations for People

Sponsored by:

Democrats for Education Reform

The Education Equality Project

Daniels Fund

Piton Foundation

Center for African American Policy at the University of Denver

New Schools Venture Fund

Education Reform Now

Education Trust

ED In ’08

Progressive Policy Institute

School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado

National Association of Charter School Authorizers

National Council of La Raza

Public Education & Business Coalition

Massachusetts 2020

Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound

Citizens Commission on Civil Rights

Center for American Progress

Donnell-Kay Foundation

Colorado League of Charter Schools

A+ Denver

Colorado Children’s Campaign

PICO National Network

Metro Organizations for People

Gary Williams Company

American Solutions for Winning the Future

Padres Uñidos

Denver School of Science and Technology

The Odyssey School

GetSmart Schools

Denver Venture School

Center for Policy Entrepreneurship

Manual High School

West Denver Preparatory Charter

AXL Academy



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