Morning Education: The National Opportunity Summit
CONFERENCES COME TO TOWN: The Conservative Political Action Conference kicks off in D.C. today and there’s no shortage of education policy on the agenda. The conference features panel discussions titled, “Reclaiming the American Dream: Millennials Look Toward Their Future,” “Common Core: Rotten to the Core?” and “How Schools and Universities are Failing to Teach Kids.” Speakers include Annie Hsiao of the Charles Koch Institute, Cato Institute’s Neal McCluskey, American Principles Project’s Emmett McGroarty and more. Details:http://bit.ly/1BmSHYO.
The National Opportunity Summit also gets underway today, attracting a host of lawmakers, business and higher education leaders. Sen. Cory Booker is expected to talk about his intention to reintroduce the Leveraging and Energizing America’s Apprenticeship Programs Act [http://1.usa.gov/17iw8qn]. We wrote about the summit last week: http://politi.co/1EuxED1 More details:http://bit.ly/19sbZ2p.