About the Author
Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University and former sponsor of Stanford's Teacher Education Program. She is also founder and co-director of the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network. Among her many publications, she is author or editor of The Right to Learn, Teaching as the Learning Profession, A License to Teach, Preparing Teachers for a Changing World, and A Good Teacher in Every Classroom. She began her career as a public school teacher.