Can Discuss Future Of Education With Key Policymakers July 6-7 At
23, 1999 -- People interested
in the future of education, both in Virginia and in the nation,
can interact with top decision-makers during the Third
Annual Policy Institute July 6-7 at the University of Virginia.
the two-day program, held in Newcomb Hall Ballroom, key policymakers
will discuss a broad range of issues affecting pre-school through
by the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy in U.Va.s
Curry School of Education,
the institute will address such issues as defining education challenges
in the next millennium, standards of learning and school reform.
Speakers will also discuss juvenile justice, equalizing educational
opportunities and the Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education.
Charles S. Robb will deliver the luncheon keynote address on Tuesday,
July 6, and former governor George Allen will give the luncheon
address on July 7.
institute will provide an opportunity to reflect upon what has and
has not occurred in the Commonwealth and across the country since
the 1989 education summit was convened at U.Va. by President George
Bush in 1989," said Carol Camp Yeakey, who is organizing the
event. "It may help us clarify new and important directions
for the future."
sessions are free and open to the public. Reservations are required
for lunch and must be received by June 30. To make a lunch reservation,
contact Yeakey at (804) 924-3264.
more information, contact Carol Camp Yeakey at (804) 924-3264.
Ida Lee Wootten, (804) 924-6857.