William S. Furry

William S. Furry
Deputy Secretary of Education,
California Department of Education

William S. Furry was deputy secretary of education in the administration of former California Governor Pete Wilson. Furry was also an education consultant engaged in policy research, political analysis, and strategic advocacy. He has held positions with The RAND Corporation, the California State Assembly, and the Governor’s Office. Furry holds a graduate degree from Stanford University.

updated 2000

Contributing topics
Publications by William S. Furry
Are the Reform Pieces Fitting Together?
"Crucial Issues in California Education 2000" is a successor to "Conditions of Education," a PACE publication since 1984. Conditions combined up-to-date data and ongoing trends in a wide variety of indicators relevant to state education policy. In…