Urban education expert to speak Tuesday, March 22

Monday, March 21, 2011

Charles M. Payne, author of So Much Reform So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban School Reform, will speak at The University of Tulsa at 7 p.m.

Charles PayneCharles M. Payne, author of So Much Reform So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban School Reform, will speak at The University of Tulsa at 7 p.m. March 22. 

The event is free and open to the public.

The presentation, which will be held in 219 Helmerich Hall, 2900 East 5th Street, is part of the Urban Education Speaker Series sponsored by TU’s School of Education. The first presentation in the series was made by author and urban education expert Lisa D. Delpit on Feb. 22.

Payne is the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. With the support of the Carnegie Scholar’s Program, he is studying how school reform dialogue in other countries compares with the United States.

Payne is founding director of the Urban Education Project in Orange, N.J.; co-founder of the Duke Curriculum Project and the John Hope Franklin Scholars; and a founder of the Education for Liberation Network. His other books include Getting What We Ask For: The Ambiguity of Success and Failure In Urban Education and I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement.

The presentation is funded by the TU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences.

 

Contact:
Daniella Ann Cook
918-631-2718
daniella-cook@utulsa.edu