Education News in Brief


June 12, 2018 1 min read

Giuseppe ‘Seppy’ Basili has been appointed the executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

Until recently the director of strategic initiatives and the chief operating officer of the foundation, Basili previously worked at Kaplan K12 Learning Services.

He succeeds former New York City schools Chancellor Harold O. Levy, who led the foundation the past four years. Levy stepped down June 2 after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease.

A version of this article appeared in the June 13, 2018 edition of Education Week as Transitions