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.

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.

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.

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 2, 2009

America’s Top Models: Can the Nation’s Best Charter Schools Be Brought to Scale?

America's Top Models: Can the Nation's Best Charter Schools Be Brought to Scale?

Featuring Ben Chavis, Principal, American Indian Charter School, Author, Crazy Like a Fox and Jay Mathews, Washington Post Columnist, Author, Work Hard, Be Nice: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America. Respondent and moderator Andrew Coulson, Director, Cato Institute Center for Educational Freedom, Author, Market Education: The Unknown History.

April 16, 2008

Markets vs. Standards: Debating the Future of American Education

Markets vs. Standards: Debating the Future of American Education

Featuring Sol Stern, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Gary Huggins, Director, Commission on No Child Left Behind, Aspen Institute; Andrew Coulson, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and John Merrifield, Professor of Economics, University of Texas at San Antonio. Moderated by Ben Wildavsky, Senior Fellow in Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

March 7, 2007

NCLB and the Future of Federal Education Policy

Featuring Martin A. Davis, Jr., Senior Writer and Editor, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation; Dan Lips, Education Analyst in Domestic Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation; Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-Director, Education Sector; Dick Armey, Chairman, FreedomWorks, former House Majority Leader; Susan B. Neuman, Professor in Educational Studies, University of Michigan, Former Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education; Neal McCluskey, Policy Analyst, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Andrew J. Coulson, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.