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Listen to experts discuss the future of education at IGPA program

A panel of education experts discusses the future of education in Illinois in the context of President Abraham Lincoln's vision for public education. This panel, which included former Governor Jim Edgar, an IGPA distinguished fellow; Judy Erwin, executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education; and Lincoln scholar O. Vernon Burton, was held on October 7, 2009 as part of the University of Illinois' observance of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth. (Click the title to see audio links.)

Listen to the entire program (46.7MB, 1hour, 43 minutes)

Introductory remarks by Chancellor Richard Herman (3.9MB, 8:34)

Introductory remarks by moderator Mary Kalantzis, dean of the College of Education (1.6MB, 3:30)

Remarks by former Governor Jim Edgar (7.2MB, 15:46)

Remarks by Judy Erwin (5.9MB, 12:50)

Remarks by O. Vernon Burton (8.7MB, 19:03)

Question and Answer session (15.4MB, 33:39)

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