Jimmy Kilpatrick is an editor and the publisher of EducationNews.org and the business owner of Roxbury Antiques, one of Houston's oldest antique stores.
He is also a Senior Fellow with the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution (AdTI) , and policy advisor for the Houston Independent School District.  His website EducationNews.org has been used to publish several articles written by members of AdTI's 'Teacher Choice project' like Gregory Fossedal, Marilyn Ketter Rittmeyer, David W. Kirkpatrick, and Daniel S. Konieczko.
As Senior Fellow of AdTI he wrote:
- Jimmy Kilpatrick, Leave No Teacher Behind, EducationNews.org, January 20, 2003
- Jimmy Kilpatrick, Time to refocus special education on reading achievement, EducationNews.org, 17 March 2003