Rob Sgobbo is an education reporter based in New York City. He has written
for the New York Daily News, The Village Voice and the Norwood News on issues ranging from charter schools to the quality of public school lunches.
Rob currently attends Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism
where he is reporting on the New York City Department of Education's
practice of closing schools for poor performance. Prior to studying at
Columbia, Rob taught for two years in a South Bronx elementary school through Teach for America. In 2009, Rob graduated from Pace University with a masters degree in education, and is a 2007 graduate of Haverford College, where he holds his bachelors degree in political science. Rob is originally from
Princeton, New Jersey.