Tim DeRoche


Before launching Available to All, Tim DeRoche wrote and published A Fine Line: How Most American Kids are Kept Out of the Best Public Schools, which traces modern-day public school attendance zones back to the racist redlining practices of the early 20th century. An alumnus of the global strategic management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, Tim was an independent consultant for over 20 years, serving Fortune 500 companies, leading foundations, and some of the most innovative nonprofits in K12 education. He has written on education policy for TIME, the Free Press, Education Next, the Washington Post, Education Week, School Administrator, the Los Angeles Business Journal, and the 74. He is the author of three Amazon bestsellers, A Fine Line, a book of light verse Tales of Whimsy, Verses of Woe, and The Ballad of Huck & Miguel, a modern-day retelling of Mark Twain’s classic set on the Los Angeles River.