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Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation about the Changing Landscape of Education Policy

September 6, 2017

The field of education policy is constantly changing. But there is a way to make sense of an area in perpetual flux.

From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 at Alan and Sally Merten Hall, College of Education and Human Development Dean Mark R. Ginsberg will moderate “Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation about the Changing Landscape of Education Policy,” presented by CEHD. A panel of distinguished Mason faculty will discuss the current landscape of issues, their implication for education practice in schools, and the learning and development of students in Virginia and throughout the nation.

The panel includes:

  • Penelope Earley, a professor of education at Mason
  • Anne Holton, visiting professor of public policy and education and former Virginia secretary of education
  • Spiros Protopsaltis, visiting associate professor of education and former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education

A $5 registration fee includes a dessert reception in addition to the panel. All alumni, faculty, students, colleagues, and friends are welcome at this event. But space is limited—be sure to sign up today to secure your spot.

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