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Should Education Be A Constitutional Right?
Hosted by the
Hassenfeld Institute Public Leadership Conference
Fisher Student Center
Friday, November 22nd, 2013
The Latino Policy Institute of Roger Williams University
Rhode Island Association of School Committees, Inc.
The Providence Student Union
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome
Gary Sasse, Founding Director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership
8:45 a.m. Briefing on History of Education Legal Reforms in Rhode Island
Former Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders
9:00 a.m. Creating Adequacy and Equity: Why are Constitutional Changes the Next Step?
Michael Rebell, Executive Director, Campaign for Educational Equity, and Professor of Law and Educational Practice
9:30 a.m. Q&A with Michael Rebell
9:45 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 a.m. Does Rhode Island Have the Resources Necessary to Meet Education Goals?
Facilitator: Gary Sasse, Founding Director of the Hassenfeld Institute
Tim Duffy, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Association of School Committees
Deborah Cylke, Superintendant of Pawtucket Public Schools
Eva-Marie Mancuso, Chairwoman of RI Board of Education
Anna Cano Morales, Director of the Latino Policy Institute of Roger Williams University
11:00 a.m. Next Steps and Leading Collaboration
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