Brandon Wright

Editorial Director, Thomas B.Fordham Institute

Brandon joined the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in 2013. He is the coauthor of two books: Failing our Brightest Kids: The Global Challenge of Educating High-Ability Students (with Chester E. Finn, Jr.) and coming in October 2016, Charter Schools at the Crossroads: Predicaments, Paradoxes, Possibilities (with Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Bruno V. Manno). Brandon’s writing have appeared in places like the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, Newsweek, Education Next, Education Week, National Review, and AASA’s School Administrator Magazine.

He holds a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. He has also clerked for an education law firm that advocates for students with special needs and was a senior staff member of the Administrative Law Review.