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.

October 27, 2011

How Much Ivory Does This Tower Need?

How Much Ivory Does This Tower Need?

Featuring Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman, House Subcommittee on Higher Education; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Renz, Government Affairs Manager, Cato Institute.

July 19, 2011

Helping Students or Ballooning College Profits: What’s Federal Money Doing?

Helping Students or Ballooning College Profits: What's Federal Money Doing?

Featuring Vance Fried, Riata Professor of Entrepreneurship, Oklahoma State University; M. Peter McPherson, President, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities; Grover J. “Russ” Whitehurst, Director, Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings Institution; moderated by Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

June 20, 2011

Getting “No Child Left Behind” Right

Getting "No Child Left Behind" Right

Featuring Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Lindsey Burke, Education Policy Analyst, Heritage Foundation; moderated by Laura Renz, Government Affairs Manager, Cato Institute.

January 11, 2011

Fiscal Undertow: How Public Schools Are Drowning State and Local Budgets, and What to Do about It

Fiscal Undertow: How Public Schools Are Drowning State and Local Budgets, and What to Do about It

Featuring Patrick Byrne, CEO, Overstock.com, and Chairman, The Foundation for Educational Choice; Kil Huh, Director of Research, Pew Center on the States; and Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Cato Center for Educational Freedom; moderated by Robert Enlow, President, Foundation for Educational Choice; with introductions by Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Cato Center for Educational Freedom.

November 30, 2010

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

Profiting from Ivory Towers?

Featuring Richard Bishirjian, President, Yorktown University; Robert J. Shapiro, Chairman and Co-founder, Sonecon LLC; Ben Miller, Policy Analyst, Education Sector; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom.

June 2, 2010

National Education Standards: Hopeful Change or Hollow Promise?

National Education Standards: Hopeful Change or Hollow Promise?

Featuring Sandra Boyd, Vice President, Strategic Communications and Outreach, Achieve, Inc.; Lindsey Burke, Policy Analyst, Heritage Foundation; Michael Petrilli, Vice President for National Programs & Policy, Thomas B. Fordham Institute; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Adam Schaeffer, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

October 6, 2009

Taking Control of Spiraling College Costs

Taking Control of Spiraling College Costs

Featuring Robert E. Martin, Professor Emeritus, Centre College; Kevin Carey, Policy Director, Education Sector; George Leef, Director of Research, John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy; and Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute. Moderated by Mary Beth Marklein, Education Reporter, USA Today.

January 14, 2009

Does Public Higher Ed Funding Drive Economic Growth?

Does Public Higher Ed Funding Drive Economic Growth?

Featuring George Leef, Vice President for Research, John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy; Barmak Nassirian, Associate Executive Director, External Relations, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; Moderator Doug Lederman, Editor, Inside Higher Ed