TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: The Sun Herald and The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast College of Education and Psychology present the lecture, “The No Child Left Behind Act: Past, Present and Future under Obama,” with Charles J. Russo
WHERE: Advanced Education Center auditorium at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach
WHEN: 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28
SPECIFICS: Russo, a frequent speaker on issues of education law, is the Joseph Panzer Chair in Education in the School of Education and adjunct professor in the School of Law at the University of Dayton. He is past president of the Education Law Association and has authored, co-authored and edited 35 books and more than 700 publications. Russo will address the No Child Left Behind Act, explain what it says, what has been accomplished and where education will likely go under the Obama administration.
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .