Scott Kaufman

Director, Education and Workforce Development Task Force

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Biography

Scott Kaufman is the Education and Workforce Development Task Force director at ALEC.

He previously served as the opinion editor for the Southern California News Group (which includes the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, the Riverside Press-Enterprise and eight other newspapers) where he advocated for maximizing human liberty on a myriad of issues, including through school choice.

Scott graduated from the University of California, San Diego and got his start in journalism with the Washington DC-based weekly Human Events. He transitioned to local government reporting at the Santa Barbara News-Press before joining the Southern California News Group Editorial Board.

He is a fifth-generation Californian, a lifelong fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and a baseball purist. Scott thinks there should be a constitutional amendment banning the designated hitter.