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    Presented by Sterling Partners
    Conversation

    Debating the Future of Education

    Take part in conversation on how to cultivate effective education reform.

    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 5:30 - 6:45 PM @ Morningstar
    This event is over! Please check the 2017 schedule.
    Janice Jackson
    Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools
    Eva Moskowitz
    Founder & CEO, Success Academy Charter Schools
    Kate Grossman
    Senior Editor, WBEZ
    Doug Tuthill
    President, Step Up for Students
    Conversation
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    No matter where you live, education reform is a hot-button issue. Whether it’s funding charter schools, opening the system through the voucher program or focusing on strengthening the public schools that already exist, it’s a debate that inspires passion on all sides. Here, we’ll have representatives of each viewpoint discuss their respective merits and question the other concepts, allowing us to get a more nuanced view of what education reform could mean on both a local and national level.

    This program is presented by Sterling Partners, with WBEZ as the presenting media sponsor.

    When
    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 5:30 - 6:45 PM
    Where
    Morningstar
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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    Here are a list of things you can do before and after the event to join the conversation.

    Review some in-depth reporting on this topic from our media sponsor, WBEZ:

    Additional items:

    • Explore the US Department of Education website.
    • Ask your current or former teacher how education reform is affecting them.
    • Take a minute to reflect how your education might differ from someone else’s  
    • Dig deeper into you state education bills here.
    • Watch another Chicago Ideas speaker delve into education reform.