Bennet named top education activist by Time Magazine

Senator Michael Bennet this week was named one of the nation’s top education activists by Time Magazine.

The magazine opined that if any important education legislation or reform comes out of Washington this year, Bennet, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, is likely to be in the middle of it.

The article says Bennet “is tight” with President Obama and has credibility with moderates in both parties.

Bennet is slated to discuss education on CNN’s State of the Union program Sunday morning at 7 am.

Scot Kersgaard has been managing editor of a political newspaper, editor and co-owner of a ski town newspaper, executive editor of eight high-tech magazines (where he worked with current Apple CEO Tim Cook), deputy press secretary to a U.S. Senator, and an outdoors columnist at the Rocky Mountain News. He has an English degree from the University of Washington. He was awarded a fellowship to study internet journalism at the University of Maryland's Knight Center for Specialized Journalism. He was student body president in college. He spends his free time hiking and skiing.

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