Public Education Colloquium
Wendy Puriefoy, William Howell, Jere Hochman and Michael Morris speak in the Cole Assembly Room at Amherst College on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007.

A panel of national school-reform advocates and Amherst school teachers and administrators discussed “Should No Child be Left Behind?” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The panel featured Wendy Puriefoy, founding president of the Public Education Network; public policy theorist William Howell of the University of Chicago; Jere Hochman, superintendent of the Amherst Regional Public Schools; and Michael Morris, a 2000 Amherst College graduate who now teaches 5th and 6th grade at Fort River School in Amherst. This panel on public education was part of a new program of Interterm Colloquia at Amherst College.

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