Jonathan Butcher

Jonathan Butcher is the Will Skillman Fellow in Education in the Center for Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation, and a Senior Fellow at the Goldwater Institute. He has researched and testified on education policy around the U.S. In 2021, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster nominated Jonathan to serve on the board of the South Carolina Public Charter School District. In 2019, Jonathan co-edited and wrote chapters for The Not-So-Great-Society, which provides solutions to the problems created by the ever-expanding federal footprint in preschool, K-12, and higher education. In 2018, the Federal Commission on School Safety cited comments from his testimony in the commission’s final report to the White House. He has appeared on local and national TV outlets, including C-SPAN, Fox News, and HBO’s Vice News Tonight. His commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Education Week, and National Review Online, along with newspapers around the country.

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