Aaron North

Aaron North is vice president of Education at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, North served as the founding executive director of the Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA). Before leading the startup effort at MCPSA, North worked in Minnesota as a charter school sponsor, school resource center director, and in the Minnesota Department of Education's Office of Choice and Innovation. He also served as secretary for an urban elementary charter school board in Minneapolis.

Rethink the Charter and District Debate: The Middle Ground

The Kauffman Foundation takes the side of students in the district/charter tug-of-war.
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States are Making College Free: Here’s Why That Won’t Ensure Students are Prepared for the Economy of Tomorrow

It's true that college access continues to be a major hurdle for many students, especially those who are from lower-income families. But the fact is that college success is much more important. We need to focus on creating more college graduates, not just creating more college students.
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