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IWF scholar Vicki Alger discusses 'School Choice' on Jan. 30

Headshot of Vicki Alger, senior fellow and director of the ‘Women for School Choice Project’ at the Independent Women's Forum

Vicki Alger from the Independent Women's Forum will speak at CSUEB on Jan. 30. (Photo: iwf.org)

  • January 22, 2013 5:00am

Vicki Alger, senior fellow and director of the ‘Women for School Choice Project’ at the Independent Women's Forum, will be the guest speaker for the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies lecture series on January 30. She will present on "School Choice." 

Alger is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Senior Fellow and Director of the Women for School Choice Project at the Independent Women’s Forum. She is currently working on a book for the Independent Institute examining the 30-year history of the U.S. Department of Education. She is the author of more than 30 education policy studies, co-author of Short-Circuited: The Challenges Facing the Online Learning Revolution in California and Not as Good as You Think: Why the Middle Class Needs School Choice, as well as Associate Producer of the documentary “Not as Good as You Think: Myth of the Middle Class School.”  Read Alger's full bio.

The Independent Women's Forum (IWF) is a conservative coalition focused on increasing the number of women who understand and value the benefits of limited government, personal liberty, and free markets, and by countering those who seek to ever-expand government in the name of protecting women.

The Smith Center lecture series is free and open to the public. Event starts at 2 p.m. on January 30 in room 311 of the old University Union.

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