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Mead speaking in Stevens Point about, 'The War on Public Education'

September 28, 2015

UW-Madison’s Julie Mead will be delivering a presentation in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, on Oct. 6 about forms of school privatization, trade-offs in school choice, history of Wisconsin’s voucher and charter school programs, and the implications these policies will have on public education.

Julie Mead
The “Point in Common” event is being sponsored by the Stevens Point Area Public School District, Stevens Point Area Catholic Schools, UW-Stevens Point School of Education, Mid-State Technical College, Sentry Insurance, Okray Family Famers, Phi Delta Kappa and the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin.

Mead, a professor with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, will deliver a talk titled, “The War on Public Education and What it Means for You" at the Sentry Theater, 1800 North Point Dr. 

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