Mike is the editor of New and Better Schools, the author of Education and Opportunity, and co-editor of Educational Entrepreneurship Today, Teacher Quality 2.0, and Common Core Meets Education Reform. His analyses and commentary have been published widely in the media, including in The Huffington Post, National Affairs, USA Today and The Washington Post. He has also been featured in education-specific outlets such as Teachers College Commentary, Education Week, Phi Delta Kappan, and Education Next. In addition to authoring numerous white papers, McShane has had academic work published in Education Finance and Policy and the Journal of School Choice. A former high school teacher, he earned a Ph.D. in education policy from the University of Arkansas, an M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame and a B.A. in English from St. Louis University.