J.D. Harrison

Guest Blogger

Senior Editor, Digital Content, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Washington, D.C.

J.D. Harrison is the senior editor for digital content at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he writes extensively about health care, immigration, infrastructure, regulations and a host of other issues that influence the decisions of executives, employers and entrepreneurs. He also writes for the organization’s Chamber Quarterly Magazine.

J.D. previously covered small business, entrepreneurship and public policy for The Washington Post, where he helped launch and later run the Post’s On Small Business Blog. On Small Business was later ranked by Forbes as one of the nation’s must-read publications for small business owners. Before moving to Washington, he covered startups and emerging technology for Portfolio in New York.

J.D. is a proud native of Durham, North Carolina, and a graduate of both Wake Forest University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Posted Dec. 10, 2015

America’s Education System Shorts African-American Students, New Study Shows

Our country has taken considerable strides toward racial equality in recent decades, but one area where we still fall well…

By J.D. Harrison

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Posted May 13, 2019

It Cost Nearly $250K to Teach My Son to Read. Here’s How to Do Better for Less.

My formerly illiterate fourth-grade son is now an eighth-grader at The Windward School for Children with Dyslexia, where he learned to read. Next year, he…

By Debbie Meyer

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Posted May 15, 2019

I Have Stage IV Lung Cancer But I Couldn’t Imagine Not Being in the Classroom

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By Stephen Huff

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Posted May 15, 2019

How My Charter School Helped Me Get a Diploma, Job and Start College After Incarceration

I’m 36 years old. For roughly 15 years of my life, I struggled with an addiction to meth. My addiction throughout those years had several…

By Joshua Michael Baker

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