November 16, 2009

School of Education launches ‘Shaping the Future’ series

The School of Education will be hosting a panel discussion titled “What’s Next After No Child Left Behind?” in anticipation of next year’s reauthorization of the legislation. The program, which is the culminating event in the school’s 100th anniversary celebration, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, in Shriver Hall Auditorium on the Homewood campus.

This program is the first in a discussion series titled Shaping the Future that will address the most challenging issues in education.

Panel members on Dec. 7 are Martha Kanter, undersecretary of education, U.S. Department of Education; Nancy Grasmick, Maryland state superintendent of schools; Andres Alonso, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools; Joe Hairston, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools; Robert Slavin, director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins; James McPartland, director of the Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins; and Mariale Hardiman, former Baltimore City public school principal and chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at the School of Education.

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