John Cribb is president of the Palmetto Creative Group, a communications firm. His previous work includes co-authoring The Educated Child (with William J. Bennett and Chester E. Finn), co-editing The Human Odyssey, and developing on-line history courses. During the Reagan administration, he served at the Dept. of Justice and the Dept. of Education. He and his wife Kirsten have two daughters, Molly and Sarah.