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Tony Recasner is the CEO of Agenda for Children, a statewide child advocacy agency in Louisiana. Previously, Tony was the president of FirstLine Schools Inc., co-founder of New Orleans Charter Middle School (the city's first charter school), and founder of S.J. Green Charter School. Tony is active in a variety of charitable and education organizations. He serves on the Boards of the Louisiana Charter School Association, New Schools for New Orleans, the Institute of Mental Hygiene, Children's Hospital, the Greater New Orleans Foundation, and the Bureau of Governmental Research. Tony has also served as board chairman of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, and was a founding member of the Louisiana School and District Accountability Commission. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Tony has a M.S. degree and Doctorate in Psychology from Tulane University. He holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Loyola University. Tony is married with one child. He is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute-NewSchools Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.