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- Dianne Piche executive director, Citizen's Commission for Civil Rights
- Rick Hess resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute
- Lily Eskelsen vice president, National Education Association
- Melody Barnes director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, and special assistant to President Obama
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