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.