Lance Izumi of the Pacific Research Institute talks about the teacher tenure lawsuit in California.
Lance T. Izumi is president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the largest system of higher education in the nation with 2.8 million students.
Mr. Izumi is also the Koret Senior Fellow and Senior Director of Education Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, based in Sacramento and San Francisco. He is the co-author of two books, co-executive producer of a full-length documentary film, co-editor of several books, and author/co-author of numerous studies on a variety of important education reform issues. He also served as an online contributor on education issues for the New York Times during the presidential campaign in 2008.
He received his juris doctorate from the University of Southern California School of Law, his master of arts in political science from the University of California at Davis, and his bachelor of arts in economics and history from the University of California at Los Angeles.