LBJ School's Ray Marshall Center to Co-Convene Roundtable on Economic and Social Policy at the Aspen Institute, Oct. 14
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
The Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Capital, along with the ASCEND Family and Economic Security Program at the Aspen Insitute and the Foundation for Child Development, will convene a roundtable conference on education and social policy at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 14.
The conference will focus on two-generation strategies, which are combinations of policies, investment, and research that simulatenously promote economic and education opportunities for parents and ensure that young children are safe, healthy and succeeding in school.
The roundtable will feature a number of social, education and labor policy experts, including Christopher King, the Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Ray Marshall Center and holder of the Mike Hogg Professorship in Urban Management at the LBJ School. Presentations at the event will cover a wide range of topics related to two-generation strategies, from a discussion of the latest data on family poverty, to evaluations of promising new programs that promote both early childhood and post-secondary education.