AVOICE PRESENTS Class is in Session: CBC and the Development of U.S. Education Policy

Avoice: African American Voices in Congress, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's, invites you to attend an issue forum on the role of African-American Congressional leaders in shaping the past, present and future of education in our nation.

Friday, September 17, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Room 209-C, Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC 20001

The session will focus on the role of the Congressional Black Caucus and other African Americans in Congress in the debate and formation of U.S. education policy milestones such as the 1965 Elementary & Secondary Education Act, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the 2009 announcement of Race to the Top. The discussion will also include a preview of the new Avoice Education Policy Exhibit scheduled to launch in late fall 2010 at www.avoiceonline.org.

Moderator:
Ms. Kenyatta Albeny, Avoice Exhibit Researcher

Panelists:
Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03)
Ms. Kim Anderson, Director of Government Relations, National Education Association
Mr. Kevin Clark, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity, George Mason University
Mr. David J. Johns, Senior Education Advisor, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Mr. Roberto J. Rodríguez, White House Domestic Policy Council, Special Assistant to President Obama for Education
Mr. Reginald Weaver, Vice President, Education International

Session Sponsoted By
Dell

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