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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

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Policy Talks @ the Ford School, EPI Speaker Series, Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund

Lead in the water: What are the educational impacts on Flint students?

Nov 30, 2022, 4:30-6:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Auditorium (room 1110)
Join Professor Brian Jacob for a conversation on the academic impacts of the Flint Water Crisis 7-8 years later, and the big picture implications for young people in the community, featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha - recognized as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century for her role in uncovering the Flint water crisis and leading recovery effort - alongside Dr. Sam Trejo, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Princeton University, and Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones.  
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Navigating the impacts of COVID-19 on education in Michigan

Dec 7, 2021, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Education Policy Initiative will be hosting a Policy Talk about the profound effects of COVID-19 on the state of education in Michigan.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, EPI Speaker Series

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom on modern discourse

Mar 17, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation on modern discourse with Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, moderated by Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, as they discuss the topics in her new book, Thick, including race, gender, inequality, higher education access, technology, culture, and more.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

The Outlook for U.S. Education Policy in 2017 and Beyond

Nov 21, 2016, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Join us for a panel discussion on the future of federal education policy, including the priorities of the new administration and the congressional agenda.  Panel  will be hosted by former deputy director of the White House Domestic Policy Council and current Ford School Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence James Kvaal. 
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

CANCELED: Mike Duggan, Mayor of Detroit

Mar 12, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
CANCELED
CLOSUP and EPI welcome Mayor of Detroit Mike Duggan for a Policy Talks @ the Ford School lecture.
Ford School
Citi Foundation Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Public Service and Politics

Jan 14, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Power Center
The Ford School and the Education Policy Initiative welcome Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California system and 3rd U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Conference on student loans: Opening plenary session

Oct 24, 2013, 4:30-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public Reception to follow Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the speaker: Roberto J. Rodríguez serves in the White House Domestic Policy Council as Special Assistant to the President for Education. Previously, Rodríguez was Chief Education Counsel to United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Kids v. Adults: How Politics and Policy Conspire to Leave Children Behind

Mar 26, 2012, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public. Join the conversation: #fordschoolspellings Lecture by the Honorable Margaret Spellings, Former U.S. Secretary of Education (2005-2009) Abstract: The seminal education law known as No Child Left Behind put critical pressure on our schools to dramatically improve education in America. Through accountability, testing, and consequences for failure, a more targeted focus on our neediest students has translated into measurable success for them.
Ford School