The Most Controversial Woman in School Reform

By Vanessa Grigoriadis NY Magazine “Don’t you love the energy here?” asks Campbell Brown, bouncing down the hall at the offices of “co-working” office-share WeWork. Forty-five and wearing a gray turtleneck sweater and mom jeans, Brown has ... Continue Reading

Campbell Brown on Her Fight To Get Lousy Teachers Fired

By Jim Epstein and Katherine Mangu-Ward Reason TV "Oral arguments are scheduled to begin on Wednesday in Wright v. New York, a lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court last July that seeks to overturn certain teacher tenure protections on ... Continue Reading

NEW POLL: CA Teachers Look to Forge Path on Issues of Tenure, Layoffs, and Dismissal

TeachPlus "LOS ANGELES, CA, JANUARY 12, 2015—A new Teach Plus survey of more than 500 California teachers demonstrates that teachers in the state value tenure but want it to become a truly meaningful professional benchmark earned through ... Continue Reading

Editorial: Listen to Mrs. Tisch

New York Daily News "Gov. Cuomo asked state education leaders to offer pointed recommendations to repair New York’s broken teacher-evaluation system, among other urgent school-reform tasks. Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch and Acting ... Continue Reading

California Students Take a Stand to Topple Teacher Tenure; New York Up Next

PBS Newshour A 2012 legal case brought by nine public school students in California, who argued the state's teacher tenure laws denied their right to a quality education, ended a few months ago after a judge declared the laws unconstitutional. ... Continue Reading

California students take a stand to topple teacher tenure; New York up next

PBS Newshour 11/29/14 A 2012 legal case brought by nine public school students in California, who argued the state's teacher tenure laws denied their right to a quality education, ended a few months ago after a judge declared the laws ... Continue Reading

2014 National Summit on Education Reform Highlights

WASHINGTON, D.C.-On November 20-21, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), hosted the organization’s 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C. At the nation’s premier ... Continue Reading

Campbell Brown Responds to TIME Cover

Time Magazine 10/28/14 "The label and imagery of “Rotten Apples” at the front of the magazine has driven much of the debate about the article. That is a shame, because it has overshadowed the substantive reality explored in the piece. We know ... Continue Reading

Brown: De Blasio Takes Wrong Stance on New York’s Broken Teacher Discipline Process

By Campbell Brown NY Daily News 10/02/14 "The mayor is right in labeling the allegations against teacher Sean Shaynak ‘disgusting,’ but he has been wrong on everything else involving the flawed teacher discipline system. He has the power to fire ... Continue Reading

Huff Post Education: The Constitution Isn’t Just for Grown Ups

By Erika Sanzi 9/30/14 "I was given a job for life at the age of 26. Strange, huh? It's not weird at all in the world of public education. I find myself thinking back to my tenure ceremony as I reflect on the Vergara case in California, in which ... Continue Reading