Edward Fiske

Edward B. Fiske

Education Editor at The New York Times Company

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Location:
620 EIGHTH AVENUE, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 556-1234

General Information

Experience

Columnist  - American Campus

Education

Wesleyan University

William Penn Charter School

graduate degree  - Columbia University

honorary doctorates  - Occidental College

master's degrees  - theology , Princeton Theological Seminary

Affiliations

Board Member  - East Durham Children's Initiative

Board Member  - Global NC

Board Member  - CIU

Advisory Board Member  - Citizen Schools

Board Member  - College For Every Student

Board Member  - Central Park School for Children

Advisory Board Member  - The HOPE Foundation Inc

Board Member  - Foundation for Excellent Schools

Chair of the Advisory Board  - North Carolina Center for International Understanding

Board Member  - National Association for College Admission Counseling

Member of the Nominating Committee In Education  - Charles A. Dana Awards for Pioneering Achievement

Board Member  - CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING INC

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Ted Fiske, Author, The Fiske Guide to Colleges; former education editor, The New York Times

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Edward B. Fiske
Durham Edward B. Fiske, former Education Editor of the New York Times and editor of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, is known around the world for his writing on K-12 education policy and access to higher education. In 1982, he established the Fiske Guide, which is the country's best-selling college guide. He has also co-authored several other books about college admissions. Fiske left the Times in 1991 to devote more time to writing about education in developing countries and subsequently wrote frequently for UNESCO, USAID, the World Bank and other international organizations on issues such as gender equity in education. He and his wife, Helen F. Ladd, a professor of public policy at Duke, co-authored When Schools Compete: A Cautionary Tale (2010), a book on parental choice in New Zealand, and Elusive Equity: Education Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa (2004), a study of South Africa's struggle to create a democratic state education system. In 2010 they lived in Amsterdam and carried out research on the Dutch system of weighted student funding for low-income pupils. In 2015 they lived in London and did a study of the success that Inner London boroughs have had in educating clusters of disadvantaged pupils. Fiske has previously served three terms on the Council's board of Directors, including a stint as Chair, and currently serves as Chair of the Program Committee.

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Ted Fiske, Author, The Fiske Guide to Colleges; former education editor, The New York Times

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