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FOCIS

September 23, 2010 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Category: Special Event
Location: Community Arts Center | Map
450 Reuther Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Prospective Students, Staff

The Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS) is pleased to present author and educator Diane Ravitch as the keynote presenter in a discussion of public education. Professor Ravitch will share her views on public education, including measurement and testing, accountability, school choice, privatization – even mayoral control – and how to best prepare students to contribute in the 21st-century economy.

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. In addition, she is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. and former United States Assistant Secretary of Education

Visit focis.wayne.edu for more information.

For more information about this event, please contact Michael Hicks at (313) 577-9346 or focis@wayne.edu.