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Mr. Malcolm E. Peabody

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Chairman and Founder

Local Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1530 16Th St. N.W. #001
Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20002
United States

Company Description: FOCUS promotes high quality autonomous public schools in the nation's capital. We believe that what ails public schooling in the District should be treated by...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard College
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Web References
Staff | FocusDC, 17 Feb 2013 [cached]
Malcolm E. Peabody, Chairman and Founder
012901RIC, 13 May 1999 [cached]
According to FOCUS president, Malcolm E. Peabody, “Acquiring and financing adequate facilities is the toughest challenge that public charter schools in the District must overcome.” Because public charter schools are new business entities, banks and other financial institutions have been reluctant to provide loans for their facilities needs.
Friends of Choice in Urban Schools, 4 Mar 2003 [cached]
MALCOLM E. PEABODY, Chairman and FounderPresident, Peabody Corporation Real Estate Developers.Chairman of the Board of Washington International School, 1984 - 1995; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1969 - 1973 (founded the Housing Allowance Program); Executive Secretary, N.Y.S. Commission Against Discrimination, 1960 - 1962.
DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative - BOARD, 25 Aug 2012 [cached]
Malcolm "Mike"Peabody
Chairman and Founder, Friends of Choice in Urban Schools
Center for Student Support Services - Malcolm Peabody, 10 Oct 2006 [cached]
Malcolm PeabodyCenter for Student Support Services - Malcolm Peabody
Malcolm Peabody
President, Peabody Corporation; Chairman and Founder, Friends of Choice in Urban Schools
Mr. Peabody is President of Peabody Corporation, a real estate development corporation he established in 1975 in Washington, DC.Mr. Peabody graduated from Harvard College in 1950 and Harvard Business School in 1952.He served as Executive Secretary of the New York State Commission Against Discrimination from 1959 to 1962.From 1967 to 1969 he was the Secretary of the Mayor's Committee of Minority Housing for the Boston Renewal Authority and the Civil Rights Advisor to his brother, Endicott Peabody, the Governor of Massachusetts.In 1969-73 he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Equal Opportunity at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.Mr. Peabody was Chairman of the Washington International School from 1984-1995.In 1995 he established the Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS), which serves as the chief advocate for the public charter school movement in the District.He continues to serve as Chair of FOCUS, as well as the DC Public Charter School Coalition, to which all DC charter schools belong.
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