Early childhood education subject of talk
Posted February 22, 2008; 01:05 p.m.
Two prominent scholars of public policy will discuss "The Sandbox Investment: Kids-First Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in 16 Robertson Hall.
The speakers are David Kirp, a professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley, and Princeton's Stanley Katz, a lecturer with rank of professor of public and international affairs.
Kirp is a former newspaper editor whose scholarly interests range widely across social policy. His current focus is on the nationwide movement for universal preschool and its larger political implications. Kirp is the author of "The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids-First Politics."
Katz is a scholar of American legal and constitutional history whose interests also include philanthropy and nonprofit institutions and higher education policy.
The talk is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.