About Us
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Our Team

Driving innovation in American education – a place that’s resisted change for decades – takes a diverse set of people who take the work seriously without taking themselves too seriously. We’ve built charter schools. We’ve run EdTech companies. We’ve built houses and organized communities. We do as much as we can with as small of a team as possible.

Want to join us? Check out our Careers page

Our Board

Alex Hernandez – (President), Partner at Charter School Growth Fund

Beth Anderson – Executive Director at The Hill Center

Kenneth Campbell – Executive Director of Southern Louisiana at IDEA Public Schools

James Eustis

Frederick M. Hess – Resident Scholar and Director of Policy Studies at The American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Tom Van Der Ark – Partner at Learn Capital, Founder at Getting Smart

Our Home

We support people from all over, but New Orleans is home. If you’re in town, let us know and we’ll find a way to connect.