Join PFPS for Our Last Webinar of 2020: A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School
Public Funds Public School’s final webinar of the year, on December 16 at 3 p.m. EST, will feature Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider, hosts of the popular education podcast Have You Heard. Ms. Berkshire and Mr. Schneider will discuss their new book, A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School, with Carol Burris of the Network for Public Education.
Ms. Berkshire is a journalist who has written extensively for national outlets about the politics of education. She is also a licensed teacher and former editor of the statewide newspaper of AFT Massachusetts. Mr. Schneider is an education historian and assistant professor at UMass Lowell. He is also the co-founder of the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment, and has written numerous books and articles on education policy.
For the last several years, Ms. Berkshire and Mr. Schneider have co-hosted the Have Your Heard podcast, tackling hot button issues in education policy and politics. Their recently published book offers a penetrating analysis of the powerful forces promoting policies that threaten the foundations of American public education. Private school vouchers figure prominently in this dangerous agenda.
The discussion of A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door will be moderated by Carol Burris, Executive Director of the Network for Public Education. Dr. Burris is an award-winning former principal, scholar, and advocate.
Use this link to register for A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door on December 16 at 3 p.m. EST.
This is the seventh webinar in a series on issues related to private school vouchers and PFPS’s goal of ensuring public funds are used to maintain, support, and strengthen public schools. Use this link to view previous webinars in the series.