Between historic bipartisan investments to stabilize and expand access to child care in 2020 and new proposals from Congress and the Biden Administration, the nation is poised to significantly increase access to quality early childhood education.
Come learn from four stakeholders renowned for their experience and expertise in improving children's literacy; two professors of education, an education reporter, and the head of one of Michigan's school administrator associations.
Join faculty leaders from the Youth Policy Lab and the Education Policy Initiative for an in-depth look on how students can engage in youth and education policy during their time at the Ford School—ending with an interactive Q&A.
Lisa Gartner, Michael LaForgia, and Nathaniel Lash discuss "Failure Factories" - their Tampa Bay Times investigation of what happened after the Pinellas County School Board abandoned integration. February, 2017.
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Alex Nock, David Cleary and moderator James Kvaal have a lively discussion on the current state of education in the U.S. and where it may go under a Trump administration. November, 2017.
Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Diana Preciado, Lamont D. Satchel, and Tawana Petty aka Honeycomb discuss the unexamined realities and untold triumphs of leading, educating, organizing, and reporting from within the Detroit education system.
Over the last decade, K-12 education in Detroit has undergone unprecedented change with the establishment of the Education Achievement Authority in 2012, the surge of charter school enrollment, and the influence of nonprofits in the education sect
Kerwin Charles, Stephanie Rowley, and Angel Harris give their perspectives on the causes, consequences and potential solutions to the problem of educational disparities in the United States. January, 2014.
Roberto Rodriguez serves on the White House Domestic Policy Council as Special Assistant to the President for Education. In his talk, he discusses student loan and higher education reforms. October, 2013.
Turner will discusses how crowd-out of Pell Grant aid varies across institutional control and selectivity and potential policies that could reduce crowd-out of need-based federal student aid. March, 2013.