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The New York Times | 05.04.16

Zuckerberg and Chan Hire Education Leader to Run Philanthropic Effort

Natasha Singer

D&S Fellow Natasha Singer reports on Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, and Dr. Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician who is his wife, and their recent hire of James H. Shelton III, a former deputy secretary of the United States Department of Education, to oversee their efforts in education. She considers this in a string of recent examples of former federal officials who are taking up jobs in Silicon Valley.

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