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In the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis

Upcoming Events > Inaugural Celebration of EPSA: Seminar "The Future of Education Policy: the 2012 Election and Beyond"

Inaugural Celebration of EPSA: Seminar "The Future of Education Policy: the 2012 Election and Beyond"

President Susan Fuhrman invites you to attend the

Inaugural Celebration of

the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis

The Future of Education Policy: The 2012 Election and Beyond

featuring

Christopher T. Cross, Chairman, Cross & Joftus, LLC

Jack Jennings, President and CEO, Center on Education Policy

Wendy D. Puriefoy, President, Public Education Network

Jeffrey R. Henig, Chair, Dept. of Education Policy and Social Analysis

 Wednesday, February 8, 2012

 5:00 p.m. Reception

6:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

 Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street

[Between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue]

To register please click on the link below, or email tcinvite@tc.columbia.edu

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Panel Discussion

The past ten years have seen remarkable ferment in the area of educational reform, with repercussions for states, local public school districts, and private schools. But where are we heading next? On the one hand, things currently seem to be in a holding pattern, with Congress unable to see its way through to the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act or uncertainties surrounding the next presidential election. At the same time, this holding pattern coexists with a sense of volatility. The loose bipartisan coalition that has steered national education policy along a fairly steady course through Republican and Democratic administrations alike may be unraveling. Our panelists will look beyond the 2012 election and explore the prospects of national education reform under various scenarios.