April 30, 2014

Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It?

Featuring Bryan Caplan, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Beth Akers, Fellow, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center For Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Chip Bishop, Director of Student Programs, Cato Institute.

April 16, 2014

College Accreditation in the Crosshairs

College Accreditation in the Crosshairs: Panel I: Are the Feds a Threat to Accreditors and Colleges?

Featuring Judith Eaton, President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Andrew Kelly, Director, Center on Higher Education Reform, American Enterprise Institute; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; Vance Fried, Riata Professor of Entrepreneurship, Oklahoma State University, and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; Sally Johnstone, Vice President for Academic Advancement, Western Governors University; and Jeff Martineau, Managing Partner, Higher Education Partners; moderated by Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed and Eric Kelderman, Staff Reporter, Chronicle of Higher Education.

March 18, 2014

The Ticket: The Many Faces of School Choice

The Ticket: The Many Faces of School Choice

Featuring Bob Bowdon, Director and Producer, The Ticket; Moderated by Neal P. McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

January 7, 2014

Preschool Education: What the Research Says

Preschool Education: What the Research Says

Featuring David J. Armor, Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, George Mason University; Deborah A. Phillips, Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University; Grover J. “Russ” Whitehurst, Director, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; and William T. Gormley, University Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University; moderated by Neal P. McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

October 3, 2013

Common Core: The Great Debate

Common Core: The Great Debate

Opposing the Common Core: Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Emmett McGroarty, Executive Director, Preserve Innocence Project, American Principles Project; Supporting the Common Core: Chester Finn, President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; and Michael Petrilli, Executive Vice President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; moderated by Fawn Johnson, Correspondent, National Journal

June 11, 2013

The Common Core: De Facto Federal Control of America’s Schools

The Common Core: De Facto Federal Control of America's Schools

Featuring Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Lindsey Burke, Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

January 31, 2013

How Should Schools Respond to America’s Growing Diversity?

How Should Schools Respond to America’s Growing Diversity?

Featuring Michael Petrilli, Executive Vice President, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, and author of The Diverse Schools Dilemma: A Parent’s Guide to Socioeconomically Mixed Public Schools; Richard D. Kahlenberg, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation, and author of All Together Now: Creating Middle-Class Schools through Public School Choice; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Greg Toppo, National K-12 education reporter, USA Today.

January 16, 2013

Failing Law Schools

Failing Law Schools

Featuring the author Brian Tamanaha, William Gardiner Hammond Professor of Law and Israel Treiman Faculty Fellow, Washington University Law School; with comments by Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Paul Campos, Professor of Law, University of Colorado at Boulder and Author, Don’t Go To Law School (Unless); moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Author, Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America.

September 19, 2012

Chicago: Teachers Unions’ Last Stand?

Chicago: Teachers Unions' Last Stand?

Featuring a presentation and live discussion with Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.

June 20, 2012

40 Years of Title IX: Blessing, Curse, or Something in Between?

40 Years of Title IX: Blessing, Curse, or Something in Between?

Featuring Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, Independent Women’s Forum; Debra Rolison, Research Scientist, Arlington, VA; Adele Kimmel, Managing Attorney, Public Justice, P.C.; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Marjorie Clifton, Principal, Clifton Consulting, and Founder, Spikethewatercooler.com.