Jacob E. Adams
Jacob E. Adams, Jr. is professor of education at Claremont Graduate University. His work focuses on the policy context of K–12 education, with particular attention to ways in which governance and finance policies and implementation practices influence school capacity. He directed the School Finance Redesign Project, examining how K–12 finance can be redesigned to better support student performance, and he chaired the National Working Group on Funding Student Learning. Prior to his academic career, Adams served in government positions at federal, state, and local levels, including the campaign and administrative staffs of California’s former state superintendent, Bill Honig. He received his PhD in education from Stanford University.