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 July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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