Mark your calendar: Jay Greene talks school choice on March 5 in Atlanta

January 31st, 2011 by Comments Off on Mark your calendar: Jay Greene talks school choice on March 5 in Atlanta

School choice champion Jay Greene's highest priority is expanding the number and quality of education choices that parents have for their children. Greene was among the group of education policy leaders from across the nation interviewed by Reason.TV to highlight National School Choice Week. Watch the video here: Jay Greene on Making Schools Better .

Then mark your calendar and watch for details of a March 5 breakfast event hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation with Greene, author of the widely acclaimed book, "Education Myths" (2005).

About Jay Greene: Greene is department head and 21st Century Chair in Education Reform at the University of Arkansas. Greene conducts research and writes about education policy, including topics such as school choice, high school graduation rates, accountability, and special education.

His research was cited four times in the Supreme Court's opinions in the landmark Zelman v. Simmons-Harris case on school vouchers. His articles have appeared in policy journals, such as The Public Interest, City Journal, and Education Next, in academic journals, such as Education Finance and Policy, Economics of Education Review, and the British Journal of Political Science, as well as in major newspapers, such as the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. Greene has been a professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston. He received his B.A. in history from Tufts University in 1988 and his Ph.D. from the Government Department at Harvard University in 1995. He lives with his wife and three children in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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