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November 10 Symposium on Influence of the No Child Left Behind Act on Public Education 10 Years After Enactment

November 08, 2011 – 

The Rutgers Law Record 2011 symposium will feature a discussion by education law experts on the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on public education law, policy and practice. The event, titled “No Child Left Behind: 10 Years Later” and co-sponsored by the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education, will take place from 6 – 8:30 pm on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Rutgers School of Law–Newark.

The focus of the symposium will be on emergent legal and policy issues, including: waiver; federalism and state and local control over education; revocation and reauthorization; school performance and achievement gaps; alternatives and possible reforms; and policy implications of the Act.

Pre-registration is required at rutgerscle.com.

What: “No Child Left Behind: 10 Years Later,” sponsored by the Rutgers Law Record and Rutgers Institute for Professional Education
Who: Professor Paul Tractenberg, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, founder of the Education Law Center
Dennis D. Parker, Director of the Racial Justice Program, ACLU
Professor Alan R. Sadovnik, Rutgers University Department of Urban Education and Associate Director of the Institute on Education Law and Policy
Craig Livermore, Founder/Executive Director, New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP)
When: 6 – 8:30 pm, Thursday, November 10, 2011
Where: Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark