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Joe Williams


Joe Williams is executive director of Democrats for Education Reform. He previously worked as an award-winning education journalist for the New York Daily News and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Published Articles & Media

Suburbs Hold Key to Resolving Democratic Party’s Tensions over School Choice

On paper, the Democratic Party and huge swaths of black and Hispanic families craving better school options for their kids have been on a collision course for years.

Poor Schools or Poor Kids?

To some, fixing education means taking on poverty and health care

Games Charter Opponents Play

How local school boards—and their allies—block the competition

Who Got The Raw Deal in Gotham?

The kids or New York Times readers?

On the Positive Side

Bloomberg and Klein Seek to Repair a Failure Factory

The Legal Cash Machine

The various solicitors in the cause, some two or three of whom have inherited...

An Education Mayor Takes Charge

The Picture in New York

Breaking the Mold

It was the kind of defiant act that most school principals probably have contemplated...

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