Nikhil Goyal

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Nikhil Goyal
Born1994/1995 (age 23–24)[1]
OccupationAuthor, Journalist

Nikhil Goyal is an American journalist, activist, and author. He has appeared on MSNBC and FOX and has written op-eds and features for The New York Times,[2] The Wall Street Journal,[3] VICE Magazine,[4] TIME,[5] The Nation,[6] and other publications. He is an advocate for an equitable, democratic public education system.[7] He was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.[8]



  • Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice. Doubleday/Random House. February 2016. ISBN 978-0385540124.

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  1. ^ Shapiro, T. Rees (19 October 2012). "Nikhil Goyal, 17: the future Education secretary?". The Washington Post.
  2. ^ "Sunday Dialogue: Transforming Our Schools". The New York Times. 2012-10-13.
  3. ^ Goyal, Nikhil (2016-02-12). "Solutions for Stressed-Out High-School Students". Wall Street Journal.
  4. ^ "After a String of Suicides, Students in Palo Alto Are Demanding a Part in Reforming Their School's Culture". VICE Magazine.
  5. ^ "Nikhil Goyal | TIME". TIME.
  6. ^ "Nikhil Goyal". The Nation.
  7. ^ "Nikhil Goyal, 17: the future Education secretary?". Washington Post.
  8. ^ Casserly, Meghan; Howard, Caroline. "30 Under 30 - Education". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-02-08.

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