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The Law and Policy of Universal Preschool

What does the research tell us? Do children have a right to preschool? What are the policy implications? What is happening nationally? Please join us for:

The First National Conference on the Law and Policy of Universal Preschool

 

Friday, October 13, 2006
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Loyola Law Center
25 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, Illinois

Conference Agenda

8:30-8:50 Registration and Breakfast
8:50-9:00 Welcome from Rob Reiner (by video) and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
9:00-9:40 Keynote Address, David Lawrence, President of the Early Childhood Initiative Foundation and Chair of the Children's Trust
David Lawrence Biography
9:40-11:15 THE LATEST RESEARCH REGARDING THE EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF PRESCHOOL

 

11:15-11:30 Morning Break
11:30-12:15 ENHANCING PRESCHOOL ACCESS THROUGH THE JUDICIAL PROCESS AND LEGISLATIVE PROCESSES
12:15-1:45 Luncheon - Presentation by Sara Watson, Senior Officer, State Policy Initiatives, The PEW Charitable Trusts
Sara Watson Biography
Presentation Powerpoint Slides
Presentation Powerpoint Slides in Adobe PDF file format
1:45-3:00 ENHANCING PRESCHOOL ACCESS THROUGH THE POLITICAL PROCESS

The Experience in Georgia

The Experience in California

3:00-3:15 Afternoon Break
3:15-4:30 The Experience in Illinois

Loyola Law Center
25 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, Illinois

For more information, call 312-915-7950 or email childlaw-center@luc.edu

 

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