Education Leaders Meet to Discuss PDK/Gallup Poll Results

Education leaders, policymakers, business leaders, educators, and non-profit and community-based organizations will meet in Washington D.C. tomorrow, August 18, 2011 to review the American public’s perceptions of the U.S. education system from the present findings of the 2011 PDK/Gallup poll.
Tom Vander Ark and Former Governor Bob Wise will address findings on digital learning and its implications for the future of education. They will be joined by the following speakers and panelists:

  • Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D.
    Senior Scientist In Residence at Gallup
  • Michael J. Feurer, Ph.D.
    Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University
  • Jamie Merisotis
    CEO of the Lumina Foundation
  • William J. Bushaw, Ph.D.
    Executive Director of PDK International
  • Anthony P. Carnevale
    Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

The Public Perception of U.S. Education event, hosted by Gallup and the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, will be held August 18, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET at George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium in Washington D.C. Click here to register for the free event.

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