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The Politics of School Choice

June 6, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 8:45 am

You are invited to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University at 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 6 for, “The Politics of School Choice,”  a Leadership Breakfast keynoted by Jay P. Greenenational education expert.
The event will take place in Room 278 of the Burruss Building at Kennesaw State University in Cobb County. Parking is available in the visitors’ lot. Registration for this Leadership Breakfast is $20 and includes a Chick-fil-A breakfast.

Register online here.  

(Difficulty registering? E-mail .Media interested in attending must contact Benita Dodd at  or 404-256-4050.

Jay P. Greene is Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas. Greene’s current areas of research interest include school choice, culturally enriching field trips, and the effect of schools on non-cognitive and civic values.  He is also known for his work to improve the accurate reporting of high school graduation rates, address financial incentives in special education, and the use of standardized tests to curb social promotion.

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 a variety of academic journals.

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.


June 6, 2016
7:30 am - 8:45 am