George Lucas Educational Foundation

Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance journalist and author of the blog This Week in Education. He is a former policy adviser to two U.S. senators and to the chancellor of the New York City Public Schools, as well as a seventh- and tenth-grade English teacher.


  • Project-Based Learning

    Global Education On a Dime: A Low-Cost Way to Connect

    Resources to help teachers create international collaboration projects on a small budget.
  • Teacher Development

    After School with Barbara Boxer: Champion of Extracurricular Learning

    The senator discusses efforts to promote after-school learning at the federal level.