Success, and California’s High School Exit Examination. He also serves on the board of directors of the Preuss School at UCSD, a charter school that admits disadvantaged students from the local area, and on the technical review panel for the longitudinal study of No Child Left Behind. He holds a B.A. in chemistry from McGill University, an M.S. in economics from Oxford University in England, and a Ph.D. in economics from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.

Jerry P. Gollub is a professor in the natural sciences and a professor of physics at Haverford College, and he is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He has been provost of Haverford College and chair of its Educational Policy Committee. His research is concerned with nonlinear phenomena and fluid dynamics, and he teaches science courses designed for broad audiences on such topics as fluids in nature, predictability in science, and energy options and science policy. He served as chair of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society and as a member of its executive board, and he is a recipient of the society’s fluid dynamics prize and its award for research in undergraduate institutions. He recently served as Leverhulme visiting professor at the University of Cambridge and overseas fellow of Churchill College. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has served on the board of the National Science Resources Center. He received a Ph.D. in experimental condensed matter physics from Harvard University.

Glenn “Max” McGee is president of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA). Prior to becoming IMSA’s president, he served as superintendent of the Wilmette School District 39 in Wilmette, Illinois. He also previously served as senior research associate at Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies,as state superintendent of education in Illinois and as a principal and teacher in several jurisdictions. His research looked at high-achieving, high-poverty schools that have closed the achievement gap. He is a past chair and current member of the board of the Golden Apple Foundation, and he serves on the board of the Illinois Association of Gifted Children and the Great Books Foundation. He is a member of the Governor’s P-20 Council, the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Board, and the Museum of Science and Industry’s advisory council. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Chicago.

Milbrey W. McLaughlin is David Jacks professor of education and public policy at Stanford University, director of the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, and codirector of the Center for Research

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