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Nation’s Authority on No Child Left Behind Act to Present Lecture Jan. 28 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund - 228.865.4573   

The Sun Herald and The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast College of Education and Psychology are sponsoring the Issues + Answers lecture by Charles J. Russo, “The No Child Left Behind Act: Past, Present and Future under Obama.” set for Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Advanced Education Center auditorium at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.

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.

Issues + Answers lectures are free and open to the public. The Southern Miss Gulf Park campus is located on Highway 90 in Long Beach three miles west of Highway 49. For more information on this lecture or the Issues + Answers lecture series, visit or call 228.865.4573.

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