The Economic Club of Toronto

The Economic Club of Toronto

January 07, 2008 13:18 ET

Media Advisory-Reforming Ontario's Education System: Dr. Howard Fuller to Address the Economic Club of Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2008) - Recent controversy in Toronto over proposed alternative Afri-centric schools has focused the debate on whether parents should have more of a say in how their children are educated. High dropout rates, unsafe schools, and poor achievement put strains on society and our economic health. Dr. Fuller will propose what are sure to be provocative suggestions for reforming Ontario s education system. Allowing competitive, market-like influences to improve education is one of them.

WHO: Dr. Howard Fuller
Marquette University
Institute of Transformation of Learning
Society for Quality Education

WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Toronto
"A Black and White Solution to Toronto s Troubled Schools"

DATE: Tuesday, January 8, 2008

TIME: 7:45 am (speech at 8:15 am)

WHERE: The National Club
303 Bay St.

Contact Information

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    Laura Dougan
    (416) 306-0899
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