Joanne Jacobs

Joanne Jacobs is an award-winning columnist who covered education for the" San Jose Mercury News" for more than twenty years. In recent years, she's written for the" New York Times,"" Philadelphia Inquirer,"" Christian Science Monitor, ""St. Louis"" Post-Dispatch, ""San Francisco"" Chronicle," and" Reason Magazine." Her pioneering education blog, JoanneJacobs.com, has drawn more than one million visitors. She has tutored sixth graders, ninth graders, and college students.