Orville Jackson

Orville Jackson joined GreatSchools in 2018. As the Vice President, Data Strategy he leads the organization’s data initiatives to help all families access quality education and improve student outcomes across the country. Orville has been using his leadership, strategy, research, and analytic skills for over 15 years to increase educational achievement and close opportunity gaps affecting students of color and students living in poverty. Orville is a first-generation college graduate and earned his A.A. from Cypress College, a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He likes reading and watching Sci-Fi/Fantasy and lives in Berkeley, California with his partner, 2 children, a puppy, and a turtle.

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Many Teens Missed Out on Challenging Academics Before the Pandemic. Here's How We Can Change That.

For America’s teenagers, the void of the 2019-2021 school years runs deep. High schoolers missed out on time with friends, prom, graduation, athletics, and — perhaps most painfully — a clear path to...

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