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Thursday, April 10 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Education: The Ultimate Civil Right

A conversation on the state of education today, its obstacles and opportunities.

Introduction: Larry R. Faulkner, Former President of The University of Texas at Austin



Moderators
avatar for Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer

CBS News reporter and host of "Face the Nation"
2014 marks Schieffer’s 57th year as a reporter and his 45th year at CBS News.  He is one of the few broadcast or print journalists to have covered all four major beats in the nation's capital – the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department and Capitol Hill. | | Schieffer has served as the moderator of FACE THE NATION, CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast, since 1991. He anchored the CBS EVENING NEWS from... Read More →

Speakers
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George Miller

U.S. Representative, California
Congressman George Miller is the Senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee and a leading advocate in Congress on education, labor, the economy, and the environment. First elected in 1975, he now represents the 11th District of California in the East Bay of San Francisco. A principal author of major laws affecting America’s education system, labor and health policy, and the protection of natural resources, Miller... Read More →
avatar for Margaret Spellings

Margaret Spellings

President, George W. Bush Presidential Center and former Secretary of Education
Margaret Spellings is the president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. She oversees all aspects of Bush Foundation activities, including leadership of the George W. Bush Institute, management of George W. Bush Presidential Center business operations, and collaboration with the National Archives and Records Administration, which operates the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Previously Spellings was president and CEO of... Read More →


Thursday April 10, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LBJ Auditorium