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The following is a list of the 38 "resource people'' who have been invited to the education summit in Palisades, N.Y., along with the state governors and corporate executives. Organizers noted that this list might change slightly before the meeting convenes next week.

  • John Anderson, president, New American Schools Development Corp.
  • Gary L. Bauer, president, Family Research Council
  • J. Michael Brandt, superintendent of schools, Cincinnati
  • Barbara Christmas, Professional Association of Georgia Educators
  • Michael Cohen, counselor to the secretary, U.S. Department of Education
  • Robert T. Connor, Delaware state senator
  • Ronald R. Cowell, Pennsylvania state representative
  • Christopher T. Cross, president, Council for Basic Education
  • Denis P. Doyle, senior fellow, Hudson Institute
  • Joyce Elliott, teacher, Robinson High School, Little Rock, Ark., and a member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards governing board
  • Chester E. Finn Jr., senior fellow, Hudson Institute
  • Howard Fuller, former superintendent of schools, Milwaukee
  • Keith B. Geiger, president, National Education Association
  • Karl V. Hertz, superintendent of schools, Mequon-Thiensville, Wis.
  • David W. Hornbeck, superintendent of schools, Philadelphia
  • Pam Johnson, director of educational telecommunications, Iowa Public Television
  • Charlene Johnson, executive director, Michigan Neighborhood Partnership, Southfield, Mich. Thomas Kean, president, Drew University, Madison, N.J., and a former New Jersey governor
  • David T. Kearns, former U.S. deputy secretary of education
  • Lisa Graham Keegan, superintendent of public instruction, Arizona
  • James Kelly, president, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • Shirley Malcom, director of education, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Henry Marockie, state superintendent of schools, West Virginia
  • John R. McKernan Jr., former Maine governor
  • Richard Mills, commissioner of education, New York state
  • Hugh Price, president, National Urban League
  • David Prosser Jr., speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly
  • Diane Ravitch, senior research scholar, New York University
  • Lauren B. Resnick, co-director, New Standards project
  • Richard W. Riley, U.S. secretary of education
  • Waldemar "Bill" Rojas, superintendent of schools, San Francisco
  • Stanley Russ, Arkansas state senator
  • Robert Schwartz, director of education programs, Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Albert Shanker, president, American Federation of Teachers
  • Lewis Solomon, president, Milken Institute for Job & Capital Formation
  • Marc S. Tucker, co-director, New Standards project
  • Sandra Welch, executive vice president, Public Broadcasting Service
  • Luther Williams, assistant director, National Science Foundation

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