Jonathan Schorr
Board Member (2011–2014)

Jonathan Schorr is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communication Development in the U.S. Department of Education. In previous positions, he was a partner in the San Francisco office of the NewSchools Venture Fund, where he led NewSchools’ field-building efforts, and served as director of new initiatives at the KIPP Foundation. Schorr has worked as an author, journalist and teacher. His critically acclaimed book, “Hard Lessons: The Promise of an Inner-City Charter School,” was published by Ballantine Books in the fall of 2002.