Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. An author and leader in the development of economic analysis of educational issues. Dr. Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach is an economist on the faculty of the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. She researches the effects of anti-poverty programs in the United States and developing countries. Justin Snider is a contributing editor at The Hechinger Report and is completing his doctorate in Politics and Education at Columbia University.