Mark D’Alessio


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Manager of Communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce

Washington, D.C.

Mark D’Alessio is Manager of Communications for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce. In this position, D’Alessio manages all aspects of the program’s communications, including the website, blog, social media, marketing, internal communications, and strategy to promote the Center’s initiatives.

Born and raised in New Jersey, D’Alessio received a B.A in government and international politics from George Mason University.


Posted Oct. 16, 2015

It’s Not 1985 Anymore, Classroom Learning Is Due for an Upgrade

Let’s say you could hop in a time machine and travel back 30 years to see what the job market…

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015

Our Schools Need to Prepare Students for Their Journey

This is a critical time for America’s schools and our students. As employers, parents, and community members, we can all…

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Posted Jan. 14, 2015

Standardized Testing Is as Important as Visiting the Doctor

Mark D’Alessio is Manager of communications for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce. A regular…

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017

When the Only Real Choice Is Private: My Unlikely Attraction to School Vouchers

I felt that the free education my daughter was getting was just too expensive. I needed to find a school that would start filling her academic gaps while also providing culturally responsive pedagogy.…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017

Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017

You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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