Ross Wiener is a vice president at the Aspen Institute and executive director of the Education & Society Program. Ross leads a team of educators and analysts in creating rich learning experiences for education leaders and policymakers and creating resources to assist leaders in improving educational outcomes. From 2002 to 2009, Ross was policy director and then vice president for program and policy at The Education Trust. Ross also served for five years as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Educational Opportunities Section.
Vice President, Aspen Institute; Executive Director, Education and Society Program
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K-12 EducationA Policy Agenda in Support of How Learning HappensThe recommendations within this brief are informed by best practice as articulated by the CDE’s Practice Base for How We Learn, and grounded in the evidence summarized by the CDS’s Evidence Base for How We Learn.BY John Bridgeland, & 9 more
US Education PolicyEducation Equity CommentariesThe Education & Society Program also partnered with Education Week to publish a COLLECTION OF COMMENTARIES offering a broad range of perspectives on the meaning of educational equity and how leaders from a variety of sectors and roles can work toward this vision.
K-12 EducationIncrease Teacher Leadership to Increase Student AchievementMillions of Americans are inspired by Lt. Col. David Oclander, who retired from a very distinguished military career to teach and mentor high school students in Chicago, Illinois. We can all learn from Oclander’s profound morality and leadership and sense of duty. We can also learn from the structure and culture of the school where he works.