Center for Education Policy Hosts Second Bowen Lecture

Posted: April 9, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Is There Any Hope for School Reform in America?” is the topic of the second presentation in the Bowen Lecture Series in Education Policy, sponsored by the Center for Education Policy in the Graduate School of Education. The event takes place tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall’s Grand Tier. Chester Finn Jr., president of the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, is the speaker. The center will host a reception with an opportunity to meet Finn at 4 p.m.

In addition to his role at the Fordham Foundation, Finn is a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institute and senior editor of Education Next. He served as assistant secretary for research and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education from 1985 to 1988. He is the author of 13 books and more than 300 articles. He writes a weekly column in the Fordham Foundation’s Education Gadfly.

The lecture series is named for Larry Bowen, former dean of the Graduate School of Education. For more information, contact Penelope Earley at

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