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Andrew J. Rotherham is a co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit organization working to support educational innovation and improve educational outcomes for underserved students. Rotherham leads Bellwether’s thought leadership and policy analysis work. He is also executive editor of Real Clear Education, a contributing editor to U.S. News & World Report, writes the blog Eduwonk.com, teaches at The University of Virginia, and is a senior advisor at Whiteboard Advisors. Among previous roles, Rotherham served at The White House as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy during the Clinton administration, on the Virginia Board of Education, and was education columnist for TIME.
Rotherham is author or editor of four books and numerous articles on educational policy. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Curry School of Education Foundation at the University of Virginia, The 74, and the International Board of Directors for Classroom Champions as well as advisory boards for a variety of organizations including Education Pioneers, the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research, the Center for Reinventing Public Education, and The National Young Farmers Coalition. Rotherham is a fellow and moderator in the Aspen Global Leadership Network.