Speaker - Michael Dannenberg

 Michael  Dannenberg  Thumbnail


Michael Dannenberg directs the Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation. The program aims to advance education excellence and equity through extended learning time, improvements in teacher quality, and education finance reform.

Mr. Dannenberg is recognized as a national expert on the No Child Left Behind Act, federal education budget, college admissions, and student loan policy. He and his work have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times and Fortune magazine, and on CNN and CBS News's "60 Minutes" program.

Prior to joining New America, Mr. Dannenberg was Senior Education Counsel to Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), where he had a significant role in drafting the No Child Left Behind Act, the Education Finance Incentive Grant program, and the Taxpayer-Teacher Protection Act. In 2005, National Journal named him to the "The Hill 100" list of Congress' most influential aides.

Mr. Dannenberg is a 1998 graduate of Yale Law School and earned a Master's degree in Education Policy and Administration from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Boston University.

3 Programs

Affirmative Action for the Rich: Legacies in College

09.22.10 | 00:00:00 min | 0 comments

Enhanced Investments in Education

03.29.07 | 01:27:39 min | 0 comments

Ten Big Ideas for a New America

01.31.07 | 02:19:56 min | 1 comment