Contesting Public Education: Opting Out, Activism, and Dissent in Education Policy
Friday, September 22, 2017
Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center--Room 210
919 W. Illinois Street (View Map)
Each year, the journal Educational Theory, brings leading scholars to campus to address fundamental questions about fundamental educational concepts and their implications for policy and practice. This year’s institute explore such questions as:
The conference is free and open to the public. Lunch and refreshments provided. Please RSVP to Emily Comer (firstname.lastname@example.org) to help us estimate attendance.
8:30-9:00 Coffee and pastries
9:15-10:45 Panel 1: The History and Politics of Opting Out
11:00-12:30 Panel 2: Student Resistance and Teacher Activism
1:30-3:00 Panel 3: The Democratic Dimensions of Dissent
COSPONSORED by the Learning Publics Initiative (Center for Advanced Study), The State of Learning: The University in a Divided Nation (A Provost’s Office Initiative, supported by the Center for Advanced Study), The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and the Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership.