The study conducted by the Institute in cooperation with the American Labor Studies Center (ALSC) makes the argument that labor history is central to an accurate depiction of U.S. history and argues that a fuller, more balanced depiction of U.S. labor history is important for the proper education of our youngest citizens.
Education has not been a high profile issue in the 2016 elections, but the results of the vote will have significant consequences for the future of American schools. On the subject of education, the differences between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, as well as the contrast between the platforms of the two parties, are stark. Following the November 8th elections, our panel will discuss their impact on American education, from a number of different points on the political spectrum and a variety of policy perspectives on American education.Co-sponsored by the Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers. Noon to 2:00 pm, 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, DC. 20001. Lunch will be served. Registration required.