Moderated by: Fawn Johnson, Correspondent, National Journal and
Ray Suarez, Chief National Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
The Honorable Nina Rees, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools; Former Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, US Department of Education
Dr. Daniel R. Porterfield, President, Franklin & Marshall College
Timothy Renick, Vice Provost and Chief Enrollment Officer, Georgia State University
Followed by Interview/Audience Q&A with Sophie Quinton
About this conference
National Journal is pleased to present a re-launch event for The Next America project; a multi-platform program that explores how America's changing demography is changing the national agenda, with a special focus on the challenge of lifting more of the diverse next America into the middle class. With America's under-18 population expected to become majority minority within this decade, Hispanics, African Americans, Asians, and other minorities will provide the preponderance of growth for the future college class and workforce.
Join National Journal for the first Next America event in a series that will bring together educators, employers, analysts, and political leaders to examine the pathways to success for America's rapidly changing population. The event also gives us an occasion to share the top findings about attitudes among minorities and whites alike on the ingredients for success in contemporary America from our College Board/National Journal Next America Poll.
About National Journal
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