AUSTIN – Tomorrow, Oct. 12, Dr. Ashley Berner, Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy will participate in a public discussion on the current status and health of the American education system at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. A book signing will follow.
In her new book, "Pluralism and American Education," Dr. Berner argues that the structure of public education is a key factor in the failure of America’s public education system. The book goes on to provide a roadmap for policymakers to navigate choice, accountability and equity in education amid a new administration. 
This event is hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, the Johns Hopkins School of Education and Texas Private School Associations.
Who: Dr. Ashley Berner, Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy and Assistant Professor of Education
What:  A discussion of her new book, "Pluralism and American Education" moderated by Dr. Kevin Roberts, Executive Vice President, TPPF
When: Thursday October 12, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Texas Public Policy Foundation
              901 Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78701
For more information about the book, please click here.
For more information about the author, please click here
The live stream of the event may be viewed here
This press release can be found on the Texas Public Policy website (here).
For more information or to attend as a member of the media, please contact Alicia Pierce at or 512-472-2700.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit free-market research institute based in Austin. The Texas Public Policy Foundation aims to advance a societal framework that effectively fosters human flourishing based upon cooperation and mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and speech.
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