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Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Serve on Panel at Harvard University's Symposium on Civic Learning in the 21st Century


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Event Date 1: April 01, 2013 10:30 am - 11:30 am

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will be a panelist at a one-day conference sponsored by Harvard Law School, Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools: "Civics Education: Why it Matters to Democracy, Society and You" at 10:30 a.m. ET on Monday, April 1, in Cambridge, Mass. The panel is entitled: "Practice: What Barriers Stand in the Way of Better Civic Learning?"

The symposium brings together luminaries and practitioners to discuss the importance of civic learning and explore ways to advance the way we prepare young people to participate in democracy. Conference participants include former Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and David Souter;Kenneth Starr, president of Baylor University; and Harvard professors Lawrence Tribe and Howard Gardner, among others.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Panelist at conference on civics education
When : 10:30 a.m. ET, Monday, April 1, 2013
Where : Harvard University School of Law auditorium
WCC 2036 Milstein East
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Mass.
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