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The Trump Presidency: Implications for Education in the US – Impacts of Trump’s Presidency on US Education, and What Anteaters Can Do

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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The Trump Presidency:

Implications for Education in the US

Discussions about the future of education in post-election America

Tuesday, February 7

1. The Potential Impact of Trump’s Push for School Choice – What Does the Evidence Suggest?

A discussion with Assistant Professors Emily Penner, Jade Jenkins, and Rachel Baker
Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 4:00-5:00 pm
School of Education, Room 2024

President Trump and Betsy DeVos, his nominee for secretary of education, are proponents of school choice, including the use of vouchers and charter schools. The effects of such policies on achievement and achievement gaps are mixed. In this discussion we will explore arguments on both sides of the school choice debate and examine the positions of important stakeholders.

2. Impacts of Trump’s Presidency on US Education, and What Anteaters Can Do

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 5:00-6:00 pm
School of Education, Room 2010

Come join an ongoing discussion about issues related to US education and the impact of the Trump administration, and learn about opportunities to make a difference. A diversity of perspectives is welcomed and encouraged for this respectful and constructive discussion.

For further information, contact Christopher Stillwell at cstillwe@uci.edu



Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm