Perspective

America’s Hidden Gems: Rural, Latinx, and Gifted Students

About the authors

Harold O. Levy is the executive director of Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which provides scholarships to high-achieving students with financial need. Levy was New York City schools chancellor from 2000-02. 

A former public school teacher, Bev Perdue served as the first female Governor of North Carolina from 2009 to 2013. She is the founder of DigiLEARN, a nonprofit working to narrow achievement and skills gaps by greater use of technology to expand learning options for students and instructional opportunities for teachers.