Part 1: A Conversation with Betsy DeVos, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education | Part 2: U.S. Education Policy Discussion
Monday, May 1, 2017 / 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Lowell Milken, Founder, National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET); Chairman and Co-Founder, Milken Family Foundation

William Bennett, Former U.S. Secretary of Education; Chairman, Conservative Leaders for Education
Steve Bullock, Governor, Montana
Jeb Bush, President, Founder and Chairman, Foundation for Excellence in Education; 43rd Governor of Florida

Betsy DeVos, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Despite highly visible and well-funded efforts to improve public education in the United States, significant challenges remain. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks one-on-one with Lowell Milken about her priorities in the new administration.

  • What have we learned from the federal government's role in education?
  • Should accountability, innovation and choice in public schools be mandated at the federal level?
  • Can educators and elected officials cross the political divide to develop bipartisan strategies to improve education?