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**Webcast** The Role of Higher Education in Improving Urban Schools



Panel Event: The Role of Higher Education in Improving Urban Schools

On Thursday, September 10, the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will keynote a University of Chicago dialogue on federal government and university initiatives to improve student performance in urban schools.  

  • Where: Washington, DC; however, you don't have to miss a moment! Please join us right here for the live webcast  
  • When: Thursday, September 10 from 2:30 p.m. CST (3:30 p.m. EST) to 4 p.m CST (5 p.m. EST)





The panel will begin with brief comments from John Easton,Director of the Institute of Education Sciences.

Moderator: Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent for the NewsHour on PBS


  • Tim Knowles: Director, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
  • Charles Payne: Frank P. Hixon Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
  • Linda Darling-Hammond: Charles Ducommun Stanford University Professor of Education, Co-Director of School Redesign Network

The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
1313 East 60th Street ? Chicago, Illinois 60637 ? (773) 702-2797 ?

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