Jack Jennings’ career has had three phases. From 1967 to 1994, he was a counsel to the Education and Labor Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, retiring as general counsel. In 1995, he established the Center on Education Policy with the mission of working to improve public education. He was CEP’s president and CEO for 17 years. During the third phase of his career, he has turned to literary writing. In December 2021, a reading of his first play, Girlie, was performed in Chicago. He has also written a poem in English and in Spanish, and a study of an Irish-American family in the latter half the 20th Century. His web address is email@example.com and web site is jackjenningsdc.com.