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03.09.11 | UW Madison Education Forum (Part 1 of 2)

This year's UW-Madison's Department of Educational Policy Studies' Annual Conference was held on March 9, 2011. The topic of the forum was "The Obama Education Agenda" and the policies, principles, and prospects of K-12 and higher education. The event was held on the UW-Madison campus at the Education Building.  This portion of the program has a talk on principles, policies and prospects in U.S. K-12 education with Doug Harris, Linn Posey, and Diana Hess.  The next panel was on U.S. Higher and Postsecondary Education with Sara Goldrick-Rab and Tom DiPrete, both professors at UW-Madison in the School of Sociology. The last part of this portion of the conference had former congressman Dave Obey giving the keynote address titled, "Personal and Political Reflections on the Role of Congress and the Obama Education Agenda."


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