PACE Event

Back to School

What Parents Can Expect and Policymakers Can Do
June 2, 2020
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for a conversation, co-sponsored by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford Graduate School of Education, and the Learning Policy Institute, about education during COVID-19 including the challenges and opportunities ahead as schools and families prepare for a new academic year.  What policies and practices can help ensure equitable and effective re-opening? What might learning and classrooms look like in the future?  The panel will feature Linda Darling-Hammond, Eric Hanushek, and Kyla Johnson-Trammell, in a discussion moderated by Heather Hough.


  • Linda Darling-Hammond - President and CEO, Learning Policy Institute and Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emeritus, Stanford University
  • Eric Hanushek - Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Kyla Johnson-Trammell - Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District
  • Heather Hough - Executive Director, Policy Analysis for California Education