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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
The Campaign for Educational Equity: Symposium 2008

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11/17/2008 ~ 11/18/2008 at  Cowin Center, Teachers College

Charles Brecher

VP and Research Director
Citizens Budget Commission

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Charles Brecher is Professor of Public and Health Administration at the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Policy at New York University, where he teaches courses in public policy formation and analysis in health policy. His most recent books are Power Failure: New York City Politics and Policy Since 1960, a study of local political change, and Privatization and Public Hospitals: Choosing Wisely for New York City. He serves as Research Director for the Citizens Budget Commission, a nonpartisan civic organization devoted to improving financial management and service delivery by the City of New York and the State of New York. He is also leading the fiscal component of the Wagner School''s multi-year evaluation of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation''s Urban Health Initiative. He is a member of the board of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy in Albany. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the City University of New York.