Lane Wright is an editor at Education Post who is focused on telling stories that help families understand how their schools are doing, how to make them better, and how policy plays a role. He’s a former journalist and former press secretary to Florida’s governor.
Over the past six years of his career, while working in government and for education nonprofit groups like StudentsFirst and TNTP, he has specialized in breaking down complex education reform policy issues into easy-to-understand concepts.
During that time he’s interviewed teachers, students, and local school leaders. He’s spent time watching them work in the classroom and helped them raise their voices on issues they care about. He’s also helped parents advocate—in the news, and before lawmakers—for a better education for their own kids.
Lane is the father of three children who will soon be attending public school in Tallahassee, Florida, where he and his wife live.