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Charting a Path in U.S. Education Reform

May 16, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am

Even in a tough economy with various financial constraints Paul Vallas highlights the possibility of success without throwing money at new experiments but rather practicing frugality and doing more with less. Vallas will draw lessons from his extensive career of leading education reform in urban America—Chicago, Philadelphia, the Recovery School District, which includes New Orleans, and currently, Bridgeport, Connecticut.  He will be joined by Dr. Kenneth Wong, a long-time collaborator on education policy.

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Paul Vallas // Distinguished Scholar
    Education Reformer and Former Superintendent of the Recovery School District of Louisiana.
  • Kent Hughes // Public Policy Scholar
    Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
  • The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor in Education Policy, Brown University
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