Senior Director of Education Studies
at the Pacific Research Institute
will speak on
Public vs. Private vs. Charter,
and The Common Core Curriculum
March 18, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Marin Country Club
Lance Izumi is author of the highly praised 2012 book Obamaâs Education Takeover and co-author of the 2011 PRI book, Not as Good as You Think: The Myth of the Middle Class School.
He also appears in Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheimâs 2010 education film documentary, Waiting for Superman, which was voted best U.S. Documentary at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. His most recent work is the 2013 PRI report, âOne World School House vs, Old World Statehouse: The Kahn Academy and California Red Tape.â
Mr. Izumi is the longest-serving board member of the largest system of higher education in the nation, the Board of Governors of the California Communiyt Colleges system and served two terms as its president in 2008 and 2009.