If you're in the D.C. area and you're interested in online education and/or Senior Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward, head over the the Brookings Institution today to see a panel entitled "How Virtual Education Can Save American Schools." The focus of the discussion is a new book by Harvard education scholar Paul Peterson, Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning (Harvard University Press).
Mangu-Ward will be part of a panel discussion on Peterson's book, along with Andy Rotherham, co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education and Julie Young, president and CEO of Florida Virtual Schools.
What: A panel discussion on the future of online education
When: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: The Brookings Institution (1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC)
Get all the details and register at the Brookings website.
If you can't make it, read Mangu-Ward on virtual schooling here.