Penn Law education conference convenes experts on public school challenges, features keynotes Gov. Ed Rendell, Rep. Fattah
On Saturday, March 31 Penn Law will host the inaugural L.E.A.R.N. Education Conference, an all-day conference convening academics, politicians, entrepreneurs, educators, and other experts in public education to identify solutions to major challenges in America’s public schools.
The conference, titled “Bridging Sectors to Rebuild Education,” aims to equip attendees with the requisite knowledge to develop personal action-items to improve public education. Keynote speakers include two political leaders at the forefront of education reform, Governor Ed Rendell C’65, HON’00, and Congressman Chaka Fattah MGA’86, who will discuss the challenges faced by the state and federal education reform initiatives they have proposed.
|Governor Ed Rendell C’65, HON’00|
|Congressman Chaka Fattah MGA’86|
- Government: Policy-Making to a Better Educational Future
- Business Ventures: How Education Social Enterprises are Transforming Education
- Education Policy Research: Finding Data-Driven Solutions
- Law: How Legal Advocacy Can Ensure All Students Have Access to a Quality Education
- School and District Leadership: Lessons from the Trenches of Education Reform
- Non-Profits: Transforming Education
L.E.A.R.N. currently represent students in suspension and expulsion hearings, educates Philadelphia parents about their student’s special education rights, and conducts research for non-profit organizations impacting education. L.E.A.R.N. has also attracted pioneers in education to campus as guest speakers, including Co-Founder of KIPP Schools Mike Feinberg C’91, as well as many others.