President, Teachers College, Columbia University
Cordially invites you to a conversation among
leading policy analysts, economists, and educators on
ENGAGING STUDENTS IN
THE NATION'S FISCAL CHALLENGES
MODERATED BY ELIZABETH WILLEN
DIRECTOR OF THE HECHINGER INSTITUTE ON EDUCATION
AND THE MEDIA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
PLEASE JOIN US AS WE LAUNCH A NEW HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM ON UNDERSTANDING FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
This curriculum was created by Teachers College faculty and students to explore issues surrounding the Federal Budget, National Debt, and Budget Deficit.
Dr. Anand R. Marri, Professor of Social Studies and Education, Teachers College will demonstrate how the new curriculum is being used in high school classrooms.
Special guests: Peter R. Orszag, Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Citigroup, Inc., and former Director, Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration; Peter G. Peterson; Judith Johnson, former superintendent, Peekskill schools; Charles Calomiris, Columbia Business School
This curriculum was made possible by generous funding from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
RECEPTION TO FOLLOW
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