Education Policy Initiative (EPI)

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Jan
31
The Washtenaw County Juvenile Court (WCJC) approached the Youth Policy Lab in early 2017 about partnering to improve[...]
2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Jan
14
Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
The Ford School and the Education Policy Initiative welcome Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California system and 3rd U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.
2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Oct
23
EPI Speaker Series
Key education leaders will offer their perspective and analysis on the evolving education landscape in Detroit, including the establishment of the Education Achievement Authority in 2012, the surge of charter school enrollment, and the influence of nonprofits in the education sector. Panelists include Daniel Varner, Chief Executive Officer of Excellent Schools Detroit and a member of Michigan's State Board of Education, Tom Willis, Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Charter Schools in Detroit, and Veronica Conforme, Interim Chancellor of the Education Achievement Authority. Brian Jacob, co-director of the Education Policy Initiative, will moderate.
2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Aug
27
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research.
2014 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Aug
20
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research, the objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using various research methodologies.
2014 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

Photo of Susan Dynarski
Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Education; Professor of Economics
Email:
dynarski@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-5113
Photo of Kristin Seefeldt
Assistant Professor of Social Work; Assistant Professor of Public Policy;
Email:
kseef@umich.edu
Location: 
SSWB
Phone: 
(734) 615-2113
Photo of Megan Tompkins-Stange
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Email:
mtompkin@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4261