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November 3, 2002

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Paul Hill is Research Professor in the University of Washington's Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs. There, he directs the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Funded by foundations and businesses, the Center helps communities adopt alternative governance systems for public K-12 education. PaulÕs recent work has focused on reform of public elementary and secondary education. His most recent book is Fixing Urban Schools, published in August 1998 by the Brookings Institution. He is currently leading studies of school choice plans, charter schools and school accountability.

The Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, founded in 1993, is a national network of school reform leaders from nine cities: Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, Philadelphia and Seattle. The network includes parents, community members, teachers, principals, central office administrators, researchers, union officials and funders working together to improve public schools and education for urban young people.

Chris Brown is its Director of Schools and Community.

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