Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Chicagoans, save the date--Feb. 10th

Prospects for Change in the Obama Years
A panel discussion on public education featuring:

Deborah Meier (New York University)

Teacher, principal and founder of the small schools
movement; recipient of the prestigious MacArthur
Fellowship; author of The Power of Their Ideas:
Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem

Mike Klonsky (Small Schools Workshop & DePaul University)

Educator, author, school reform activist, director of
the Small Schools Workshop & Center for Innovative
Schools; co-author most recently of Small Schools:
Public School Reform Meets the Ownership Society

José Rico (Principal of Multicultural Arts High School)

MAS is one of the four public neighborhood high
schools that share the Little Village Lawndale High
School Campus, built in response to a hunger strike
by neighborhood residents

Kenneth Saltman (Moderator; DePaul University)

Assoc. professor of Educational Policy Studies &
Research; author most recently of Capitalizing on
Disaster: Taking and Breaking Public Schools and
editor of Schooling and the Politics of Disaster

Tuesday, February 10  6:00–8:00 p.m.
DePaul University
Cortelyou Commons, 2324 N. Fremont St.

For information please call Nicole Ruiz at (773) 325-1663
Sponsored by the School of Education and the Connected Communities
Initiative of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences of DePaul University

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