Amanda Moreno, Ph.D., is the Associate Director of the Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy at the University of Denver. She has written extensively about how to conduct appropriate early childhood assessment and the perils of high-stakes testing. Professor Sharon Lynn Kagan is Co-Director of the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College, Columbia University. Maureen Kelleher is a journalist for Education Week who covered Chicago's public schools for over a decade. Lisa Guernsey is the Director of New America's Early Education Initiative.