The Broad Foundation first plunged into the roiling waters of school reform in 1999.
And now, along with its multimillion-dollar investments in leadership and superintendents’ training and urban charter schools, it has its first president in all that time: Bruce Reed, a veteran of White House policy and school reform programs under presidents Clinton and Obama.
I interviewed him for my “Patt Morrison Asks” column, which you can read here. One matter I was curious about was school discipline. It’s one thing that makes charter schools distinct; one