FreedomFest Education Panel: Will We Ever Save Education from the State? How?
Come to FreedomFest 2016, July 13-16, where Freedom is Rising, as our speakers and attendees imagine a great new tomorrow through technology and innovation in the arts, communication, energy, science, medicine, education, wealth-building and investing, as well as political understanding.
Join a special education panel, “Will We Save Education from the State? How?” on Saturday, July 16th in Las Vegas, NV.
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Executive Director, Choice Media
Bob Bowdon runs Choice Media, a national education newsgroup that publishes a daily newswire, website (ChoiceMedia.TV), Twitter feed (@ChoiceMediaTV) and national event calendar about education reform and American schools. He frequently appears in the media to promote education reform and school choice, including Morning Joe, The O’Reilly Factor, The Kelly File and Stossel. Choice Media has begun a new initiative… Read More →
Education Director, Goldwater Institute
Jonathan Butcher serves as education director for the Goldwater Institute. His work has appeared in journals such as Education Next and the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy. He has appeared on local and national TV outlets, including C-SPAN and Fox News. He has also been a guest on many radio programs, and his commentary has appeared nationally in places such as RealClearPolicy.com, National Journal, and Townhall.com, along with… Read More →
President, National School Choice Week
Andrew Campanella is president of National School Choice Week (NSCW), a dynamic, independent campaign to raise public awareness of the many K-12 education options available to children and families across America. Under Andrew’s leadership, National School Choice Week has grown into the world’s largest annual series of education-related events – from 150 events in 2011 to 11,082 events in 2015. As president, Andrew and the… Read More →
State Programs and Government Relations Director, Friedman Foundation
Brittany Corona serves as State Programs and Government Relations Director for the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, working in states to advance parental choice in education. She is a former domestic policy studies researcher at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, where she conducted policy research on education, welfare, and family issues. Her commentary has appeared in state news outlets across the country and digital venues… Read More →
President, California Teachers Empowerment Network
Larry Sand began his teaching career in New York in 1971. Beginning in 1985, he taught elementary school as well as English, math, history and ESL in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where he also served as a Title 1 Coordinator. Retired in 2009, he is the president of the non-profit California Teachers Empowerment Network – a non-partisan, non-political group dedicated to providing teachers with reliable and balanced information about professional affiliations and positions on educational issues – information teachers will often not get from their school districts or unions. In 2011, realizing that parents, taxpayers and others frequently receive faulty information from the mainstream media, CTEN expanded its mission to help the general public understand the array of educational issues facing our country today.