About the Author
Paul Cummins is executive director of the New Visions Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks to catalyze change in American public education.
Cummins co-founded Crossroads School (Santa Monica, CA) in 1971, the Crossroads Community Foundation in 1991, New Roads School in 1995, and was a co-creator in launching Camino Nuevo Charter Academy.
Cummins holds degrees from Stanford (B.A.), Harvard (M.A.T.) and the University of Southern California (M.A., Ph.D.).
He taught English at Harvard School and the Oakwood School in California as well as at UCLA.
He is the author of several books, most recently "Two Americas, Two Educations: Funding Quality Schools for All Students" (Red Hen Press, 2006).
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