NYU Hosts Panel Discussion On Legacy of Albert Shanker, Unions and School Reform, Tues. Oct 30, 8:30 A.M.


The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy will hold a policy breakfast on the topic Can Unions Lead School Reform: The Legacy of Albert Shanker. The panel discussion will include a presentation by Richard Kahlenberg, senior fellow, the Century Foundation, and author of Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy (2007).

The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy at New York University will hold a policy breakfast on Tues., Oct. 30 at 8:30 a.m. on the topic “Can Unions Lead School Reform: The Legacy of Albert Shanker.” The discussion will take place at the Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, room 914. The panel discussion will include a presentation by Richard Kahlenberg, senior fellow, the Century Foundation, and author of Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy (2007). Respondents include Deborah Meier, senior scholar, NYU; Diane Ravitch, research professor, NYU; and Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of history and education, NYU.

Reporters interested in attending the event should contact Tim Farrell, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6797 or tim.farrell@nyu.edu.

The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy is directed by Ann Marcus, professor of higher education at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

WHAT: Can Unions Lead School Reform: The Legacy of Albert Shanker WHO: Richard Kahlenberg, the Century Foundation; Deborah Meier, NYU; Diane Ravitch; NYU; Jonathan Zimm 500

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