Joanne Jacobs

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About me

Occupation writer
Location Los Altos, CA, United States
Introduction After years as a Knight-Ridder/San Jose Mercury News op-ed columnist and editorial writer, I left in 2001 to start an education blog,, freelance and write a book on a start-up charter school, "Our School," which was published at the end of 2005 and comes out in paperback in March, 2007. I've written for a variety of newspapers, magazines and web sites and freelanced for the Fordham Foundation.
Favorite Books "Our School: The Inspiring Story of Two Teachers, One Big Idea and the Charter School That Beat the Odds"