Gerard Robinson is a professor of practice in public policy and law at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the School of Law at the University of Virginia. As a Fellow of Practice at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, Robinson has written about K-12 and higher education, public policy, economic mobility, after-school programs, and race.
From 2017 to 2020, Robinson was Executive Director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity a research and education initiative created by a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the Charles Koch Foundation, and Koch Industries. Robinson previously served as Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida and the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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