Monday, August 31, 2020
12:00 PM– 1:00 PM CDT


Despite increasing need for reform and reinvention, the education system as an institution has been slow to change. Will the COVID-19 crisis coupled with already growing frustrations from parents, policy makers, and classroom teachers finally bring substantial change? What steps can we take to make sure inevitable change best benefits students?

Join a few of education’s boldest thinkers as they explore what opportunities COVID’s disruption may bring.


  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Jeremy Tate (Panelist) – Author, The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
  • Jason Bedrick (Panelist) – Director of Policy, EdChoice
  • Erin Valdez (Panelist) – Policy Analyst, Next Generation Texas, Texas Public Policy Foundation