The 74 talks briefly with Shavar Jeffries about Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and school reform.

Jeffries has been president of Democrats for Education Reform since last year, taking over from Joe Williams. Before that Jeffries ran for mayor of Newark, New Jersey on an education reform platform.

Naomi Nix tells the story of how Jeffries went from an impoverished and tragic childhood to the Ivy League here.

– Education Next

Last updated April 19, 2016