Should Every School Serve Everyone?

Policy Forum
June 29, 2017
12:00PM to 1:30PM EDT
2017-06-29 12:00:00 2017-06-29 13:30:00 America/New_York Should Every School Serve Everyone? "Discrimination" has a terrible connotation — excluding or treating people differently for ultimately superficial reasons — and fear that choice programs would allow schools to discriminate in admissions has been widespread. But is "discrimination" always and inescapably wrong? Could it reflect a school's capabilities or sense of mission? Join us for a very open discussion — including opinions from the audience — of this highly sensitive issue. .live-online-now-video {max-width: 640px;} .live-online-now-text {margin-top: 16px;} .streaming-event .live-online-now-video, .streaming-event .live-online-now-text {display: none;} If you can’t make it to the event, you can watch it live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter using #WWFSchool. Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute. - https://www.cato.org/events/should-every-school-serve-everyone Hayek Auditorium, Cato Institute
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Featuring Lindsey Burke, Director, Center for Education Policy, and Will Skillman Fellow in Education in the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, Heritage Foundation; A. D. Motzen, National Director of State Relations, Agudath Israel of America; Joe McTighe, Executive Director, Council for American Private Education; facilitated by Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute.

“Discrimination” has a terrible connotation — excluding or treating people differently for ultimately superficial reasons — and fear that choice programs would allow schools to discriminate in admissions has been widespread. But is “discrimination” always and inescapably wrong? Could it reflect a school’s capabilities or sense of mission? Join us for a very open discussion — including opinions from the audience — of this highly sensitive issue.

If you can’t make it to the event, you can watch it live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter using #WWFSchool. Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute.

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