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  • Vouchers and Education: What Do History and the Research Tell Us?

    Panelists: Martin Carnoy, Vida Jacks Professor of Education, Stanford Graduate School of Education; Deirdre Cobb-Roberts, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Social Foundations, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies College of Education, University of South Florida; John Jackson, President and CEO, Schott Foundation for Public Education; and Ning Rui, Senior Study Director, Westat. Noon to 2:00 pm, lunch will be served. 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington. More information and registration.
  • Democracy in Crisis Conference

    We are experiencing an organic crisis of democracy, international in scope. This conference will draw together intellectuals and activists from across the globe to examine and explore different dimensions of that crisis. The speakers will venture into a deeper analysis of the political forces and dynamics at work, with an eye to identifying opportunities in the resistance as well as dangers. October 5-6, 2017, Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. More information and Registration.

  • 2017-2018 Conversations

    Co-Sponored by the Shanker Institute and the AFT, they are held the second Wednesday of the month during the school year from noon to 2:00 pm at 555 New Jersey Ave, NW. Lunch is served and registration is required. More information and registration.