Henry Maier State of Milwaukee Summit
2013 Summit — Life After Vouchers: Expansion, Accountability, and Outcomes
- Thursday, November 14th
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Edith S. Hefter Conference Center
3271 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee WI
Please join UWM's Urban Studies Programs for the 7th annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit. This year's topic is "Life After Vouchers: Expansion, Accountability & Outcomes." A distinguished panel will discuss new research on the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, the recent expansion of school vouchers statewide, and legislative efforts to create accountability measures for all schools that receive public funding. A reception will follow the panel discussion and Q&A. The event is free and open to the public and is part of USP's 50th anniversary year.
This year's distinguished panel includes:
- Dr. Deven Carlson, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Oklahoma
- Dr. Lora Warner, Assistant Professor, Director of the Center for Public Affairs, UW-Green Bay
- Dr. Mike Ford, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, UW-Oshkosh
- Moderated by Alan Borsuk, Senior Fellow in Law and Public Policy, Marquette University Law School & Columnist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Relevant research for our discussion:
Deven Carlson et al., "Life After Vouchers: What Happens to Students Who Leave Private Schools for the Traditional Public Sector?" Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, April 29, 2013.
Lora Warner, "Snapshot Report: Vouchers in Green Bay," Center for Public Affairs, UW–Green Bay.
Mike Ford, "School Exits in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: Evidence of a Marketplace?" Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform, Vol 5 Issue 2:182-204, 2011.
For accommodations, please contact Carrie Beranek at 414-229-4751 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit is sponsored by UWM Urban Studies Programs, Henry W. Maier Fund, and the UWM College of Letters and Science.