Steven Brill is the author of Class Warfare:
Inside The Fight to Fix America's Schools. Valerie Strauss is an education writer at the Washington Post. Stephanie Banchero is a national education reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Richard D. Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, and author of Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles over Schools, Unions, Race and Democracy. Frederick M. Hess is director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute and pens the Education Week blog "Rick Hess Straight Up."