Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Speaker: Kenneth Wong, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair for Education Policy, Brown University
About the Speaker:
Kenneth K. Wong, Ph.D., is the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor of Education Policy and directs the Urban Education Policy Program at Brown University. Professor Wong is also professor of Public Policy and Urban Studies at Brown University.
Professor Wong has conducted extensive research in education policy (federal Title I), urban school governance, innovation, and accountability. Author of several books and over 100 articles, Professor Wong’s research has received support from the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Education Sciences, the U.S. Department of Education, and several foundations. During 2013-14, he served as an advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education and the U.S. Secretary of Interior on issues pertaining to Native Indian education. He was a key architect of the State of Rhode Island’s school funding formula, the first major funding reform in twenty years. Professor Wong has engaged in numerous projects that use research to improve policy and practice in urban districts.
Central VPA High School (Directions)
3125 S Kingshighway Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63139
- Parking is free on the Central VPA parking lot and on the street.
- This location is handicap-accessable.
- Complimentary child-care is available on-site.
- An interpreter will translate for the hearing-impaired.