Education (No Child Left Behind)
Professor of Education Policy at the Graduate School of Education and Human
Development and Co-Director of the Center for Curriculum, Standards and
Rotberg was the senior author of a report, "No Child Left Behind: Views About
the Potential Impact of the Bush Administratiion's Education Proposals," that
examined the implications of the Bush Administration's education plan based on
interviews conducted with leading policymakers, educators and researchers.
Before coming to GW, Rotberg was a program director at the National Science
Foundation; principal investigator for the Technology Policy Task Force of the
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology;
assistant director of the National Institute of Education, where she directed
the Office of Planning and Program Development; and deputy director of a
comprehensive study of compensatory education conducted for Congress by the
National Institute of Education. Rotberg received a doctorate in research
psychology from The Johns Hopkins University.
Dean of GW's Graduate School of Education and Human
Professor of education and director of GW's
Institute for Curriculum, Standards, and Technology
Prior to becoming Dean in 1995, Futrell was president of
the National Education Association, a post that she held for an unprecedented
three terms, 1983-1989. Futrell specializes in education reform policy,
professional development, and diversity. First and foremost a teacher, Futrell
is an advocate for human and civil rights and improved education worldwide, who
travels extensively at home and abroad. Futrell has devoted herself to focusing
national attention on the need for quality education in our nation's schools.
She also was named
laureate of the United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Comenius Medal for her advocacy of quality
education for all. Futrell is the second person form the
to receive this honor.
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