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Andrew Frishman
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Andrew Frishman is an educator and leader engaged in systems-level transformation of the education sector. He has worked in a variety of capacities in the Big Picture Learning Network including as an advisor at The Met School in Providence, RI and as an advisor and administrator at The Met Sacramento High School. He has also served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Education at Brown University and as an associate producer for Insight on Capital Public Radio.



Andrew is currently a doctoral candidate in the Education Leadership (EdLD) program at Harvard University. He received a masters degree in teaching from Brown University, an administrative credential focused on urban schools from CSUS, and completed the Sierra Health Foundation Health Leadership Program.



Andrew’s passion is the creation and support of vibrant innovative schools that improve students’ long-term outcomes.

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"I Want to Follow Your Footsteps," -- Schools and Social Capital

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2014 | 11:31 PM

I open my mailbox and find an envelope addressed to my wife, handwritten in an almost illegible scrawl:

Dear Dr. Leigh Needleman,

I am very interested in Neuroscience. I was wondering if you could send me your dissertation papers. I know that sounds crazy, but I really want to...

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Finding a Way to Reach All Students

(7) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 10:55 AM

This piece was written in collaboration with his former student, Justin Frago

There is an innate human desire to know the intimate details. After hearing about a tragedy we wonder "What happened? Who did it? Why? What could have been done to prevent it?" Particularly heinous acts cause...

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