Should Education be a Constitutional Right?

Smithfield, RI

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Symposium:

Should Education Be A Constitutional Right?

 

Hosted by the

Hassenfeld Institute Public Leadership Conference

Bryant University

Fisher Student Center

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

 

Co-sponsored by:

The Latino Policy Institute of Roger Williams University

Rhode Island Association of School Committees, Inc.

The Providence Student Union 

RI-CAN

 

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