David Sciarra, W. Steven Barnett, Cecilia Zalkind

David Sciarra is executive director of the Education Law Center, directing ELC’s legal and policy advocacy program and serving as lead counsel in the landmark Abbott v. Burke litigation.
W. Steven Barnett is an economist and founder, senior co-director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education.
Cecilia Zalkind is president/CEO of Advocates for Children in New Jersey. She argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court on preschool standards in Abbott v. Burke.