Susan Pinkus: Director, Los Angeles Times Poll. Robert Simonds: President, Citizens for Excellence in Education, a group that works to include character education, among other things, in American education. Founder and president of the National Association of Christian Educators. Served on President Reagan's Forum to Implement the National Committee on Excellence in Education Report, "A Nation at Risk." Has worked as a high school teacher and principal; and as a professor of philosophy. Katha Pollit: Associate Editor, The Nation and author of the magazine's "Subject to Debate" column. Wrote Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism. Winner of a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship for her poetry. ther John Coleman: Sociologist at Loyola Marymount University, holds the Casassa chair in social values. Roman Catholic Priest. Professor Deborah Rhode: Professor at Stanford Law School. Director of the Keck Center on Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession. Bill Patzert: Research Oceanographer at Cal Tech's Jet Propulsion Lab.