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Bill Phillis and I will talk about education in Ohio and the nation.

Join public education advocates from around the state for the first MOVING PUBLIC EDUCATION FORWARD celebration!

The event will take place Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 4:30 to 8:00pm at the Sheraton Columbus Capitol Square, 75 E. State St, Columbus, OH 43215.

Experience a conversation between two GIANTS in the world of public education advocacy: renowned education author and historian, Dr. Diane Ravitch, and Ohio’s own William L. Phillis, Executive Director of the Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding!

Celebrate the successes gained through the combined efforts of individuals and groups affiliated with public school districts, as well as many grassroots organizations, and be inspired to continue moving public education forward in the Buckeye State.


  • Registration for the event is $65
  • Dinner and keynote speeches are included, and a cash bar will be available
  • Seating is limited


  • 4:30-5:15pm: A Conversation between Dr. Diane Ravitch & William L. Phillis
  • 5:30-6:00pm: Reception
  • 6:00-8:00pm: MOVING PUBLIC EDUCATION FORWARDCelebration and Dinner