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Presentation: The Implications of Anti-Critical Race Theory and “Prohibited Instruction” Bills

Please join the Education Policy Center for another in our series of lunchtime conversations about pending Arizona State legislation. On Thursday, February 17 from 12:00-1:00 p.m., Diana Newmark will present an overview and legal analysis of bills regulating the content of instruction in K-12 classrooms, as well in community colleges and universities. Specifically, she will focus on the text of the bills and how they intersect with existing legal frameworks.

Diana Newmark is an associate clinical professor of law in the James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona. She has a joint appointment as an assistant professor of practice in the College of Education and is a faculty affiliate in the Education Policy Center. She also directs an undergraduate clinic at the Law College, where she and her students provide education advocacy services to Tucson public school students and families.

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A conversation with Lizette Trujillo

January 21, 2022
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The Arizona 2022 legislative session started on January 10 with numerous bills being introduced that will have a direct impact on education issues. Carol Brochin, Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, will

The Arizona 2022 legislative session started on January 10 with numerous bills being introduced that will have a direct impact on education issues. Carol Brochin, Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, will host Lizette Trujillo, a member of the Human Right Campaign's Parents for Transgender Equality National Council. We will learn about upcoming bills and what as private citizens we can do to engage with the legislation.  

January 21, 2022
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Noam Chomsky & Jonathan Kozol in Conversation: Education, Inequality, and the Decline of the "Public Good"

Join Noam Chomsky and Jonathan Kozol, both long-time activists for social justice, for a conversation about education, inequality, and the decline of the “public good.”

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Speaking Truth to Power: Fighting 60 Years of Education Inequity with Jonathan Kozol

As schools reopen following the pandemic, join the Education Policy Center for a virtual conversation as Jonathan Kozol discusses his work and asks us to confront the bitter reality of apartheid education and the punitive practices that suppress the voices of our children.

September 20, 2021
3:00 p.m.

Back To School In Arizona

The Education Policy Center invites you to a live virtual conversation between Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman and the college’s new associate dean, Iliana Reyes, about the challenges of reopening schools during a pandemic. The last half of the conversation will be open for Q&A so join us with your questions! The event will be live-streamed via Zoom.

August 13, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Reforming Middle Schools

Interview with TUSD Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo: Reforming Middle Schools

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Do Charter Schools = Equity?

Join the Education Policy Center for a brown bag lunch with Public Scholar, researcher and Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education, Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig. Is the privatization movement good for students or not?

Friday, February 21, 2020
 

Request To Speak Training

Greer Warren
Citizen Educator and Trainer

February 17, 2020
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Lessons from New Orleans: A Conversation with College of Education Assistant Professor Kevin Henry

October 14, 2019
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SEPARATE IS NEVER EQUAL

Featuring Research Professors Patricia Gandara and Gary Orfield

April 29, 2019
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Gary Orfield, Ph.D.
Research Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education; Co-Director, The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

SEPARATE IS NEVER EQUAL

Featuring Research Professors Patricia Gandara and Gary Orfield

April 29, 2019
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Patricia Gandara, Ph.D.
Research Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education; Co-Director, The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

Richard Carranza

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, a College of Education graduate, with EPC’s Francesca Lopez and Robin Hiller.

RACE, SCHOOL CHOICE, AND THE POLITICS OF TRANSFORMATION

Featuring Michigan State University Assistant Professor Chezare A. Warren

April 22, 2019
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