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Two ex-governors on how D.C. and the states can work more effectively on education policy

Presented by Raise Your Hand Texas. Supported by Pearson and the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Moderator
avatar for Sarah Darville

Sarah Darville

National Editor for Chalkbeat
Darville is the national editor of Chalkbeat. Previously, she worked as Chalkbeat’s New York City bureau chief and as a reporter covering New York City schools. She also was a Google News Fellow. Darville’s work has appeared in the New York Daily News and the South Florida Su... Read More →

Speakers
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Jack Markell

Former Governor of Delaware
Markell served as governor of Delaware from 2009 to 2017. During his tenure, Delaware won the top spot in President Obama’s Race to the Top contest, a federal initiative designed to stimulate education reform among the states, and he served as chair of both the National Governors... Read More →
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Susana Martinez

Former Governor of New Mexico
Martinez was first elected governor of New Mexico in 2010, becoming the state’s first female governor and the first Hispanic female governor in U.S. history. During her tenure, she prioritized public safety, education reforms to improve student learning and diversifying and growing... Read More →


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