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Saturday, October 10 • 10:15am - 11:00am
Panel: Conservatives and Libertarians in Common Core

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The widespread fear that Common Core is a guise for the centralization of education.  This viewpoint is cause for great growth amongst conservatives and libertarians at the grassroots level.  Discussion topics include how will the centralization of standards affect curricula, promotion of informational texts in English classes, and the gathering of student information tracking students through the entirety of their school and college education.


Moderators
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Jeffrey Horn

Vice Chairman, Republican Liberty Caucus of Wisconsin
Jeffrey D. Horn is a father of four children, a grassroots activist, and a data scientist. Earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he also holds a master’s degree in mathematics and a Ph. D. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. A professional programmer, he works daily to build infrastructure that can be used to leverage Big Data in improving advertising... Read More →

Speakers
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Kate Baker

Network for Educational Opportunity
Kate Baker is Executive Director of the Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO), the first organization to implement the New Hampshire Education Tax Credit Scholarships. Kate grew up in Manchester and graduated from the University of New Hampshire, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Following graduation she directed operations at a friend's small business, and... Read More →
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Michelle Levell

Director, School Choice for New Hampshire
Michelle Levell has been active in state-level public policy, particularly education issues, since moving to New Hampshire in 2005. She is the Director of School Choice for New Hampshire and has served on several diverse boards, including the Educational Choices Foundation, Liberty Harbor Academy, the New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition, the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance (NHLA), and the Pelham-Windham Razorbacks youth football and cheer... Read More →
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Kirsten Lombard

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Resounding Books PAC
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Kirsten Lombard has served as a volunteer grassroots organizer for the past six years and was recently elected member-at-large to the newly re-established Wisconsin charter of the Republican Liberty Caucus. In her capacity as organizer, she has focused her efforts primarily on state policy matters that bear on individual, civil, and constitutional liberties, with the past three years devoted almost exclusively to... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 10:15am - 11:00am
Amphitheater

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