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Richard W. Riley and Ted Sanders

By Jessica L. Tonn — February 23, 2005 1 min read

Richard W. Riley, left, and Ted Sanders are the new co-chairs of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future.


Mr. Riley, 72, served as the U.S. secretary of education from 1993 to 2001. Mr. Sanders, 63, was the president of the Education Commission of the States from 2000 until last month.

The Washington-based NCTAF is a nonprofit advocacy organization with 22 partner states that is working to improve teacher quality.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 23, 2005 edition of Education Week