2013 EPS Conference Agenda

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A Nation at Risk? Reflections on the Past and Future of U.S. Public Education

10th Annual Educational Policy Studies Conference
Day One: Thursday, March 21, 2013

8:00 AM: Coffee and conversation

8:15 AM: Welcome

  • Sara Goldrick-Rab, Conference Chair, EPS & Sociology, UW-Madison

8:30-10:00 AM: Public Discourse on American Education

  • Michael Apple, Curriculum & Instruction & EPS, UW-Madison
  • Nancy Kendall, EPS, UW-Madison
  • Gloria Ladson-Billings, Curriculum & Instruction & EPS, UW-Madison
  • Chair: Bill Reese, EPS & History, UW-Madison

10:15-11:45 AM: Race/Ethnicity and the Evolution of U.S. Public Education

BREAK FOR LUNCH: Box lunches provided, Dining space available in rooms 198, 298 and 299

1:00-2:30 PM: The Legacies and Future of Public Higher Education in the U.S.

3:00-4:30 PM: Federal Involvement in U.S. K-12 Education since the Second World War

  • Maris Vinovskis, University of Michigan
  • Chair: Adam Nelson, EPS & History, UW-Madison

BREAK FOR DINNER

7:00-8:30 PM: The Chicago Teachers Strike: Reframing Education Reform and Teacher Unions

  • Pauline Lipman, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Discussants: Chad Alan Goldberg, Sociology, UW-Madison, John Matthews, Madison Teachers Inc.

 

A Nation at Risk? Reflections on the Past and Future of U.S. Public Education

10th Annual Educational Policy Studies Conference
Day Two: Friday, March 22, 2013

8:00 AM: Coffee and conversation

8:15 AM: Welcome

  • Sara Goldrick-Rab, Conference Chair, EPS & Sociology, UW-Madison

8:30-10:00 AM: Place, Space, and Public Education

10:15-11:45 AM: Future Challenges, Roles, & Opportunities for Public Education

 

Sponsored by Educational Policy Studies in association with The Wisconsin 
Union Directorate Society and Politics Committee, the Vice Provost & Chief 
Diversity Officer and the Division of Diversity, The Wisconsin Center for 
Education Research, WISCAPE, The Department of History, the Wisconsin 
University Union, The National Education Association, United Faculty and 
Staff, American Federation of Teachers, and The Wisconsin Education 
Association Council

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