Charles Kerchner

Research professor, Claremont Graduate University

Charles Kerchner is a research professor at Claremont Graduate University currently studying institutional change in public education.

He believes that a 21st Century learning system is beginning to emerge, and he describes it in blog posts at

His work on institutional change in contained in two recently published books: Learning from L.A.: Institutional Change in American Public Education, and The Transformation of Great American School Districts: How Big Cities are Reshaping Public Education, both by Harvard Education Press.

Kerchner's work in public affairs journalism is supported by a grant from the Stuart Foundation. However, the views and opinions expressed are his own and do not reflect foundation policy.

Author photo by Ibarionex R. Perello