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Michael Flanagan, the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Michigan and a graduate of Notre Dame, will present an address as part of the Notre Dame Forum series on re-imagining K-12 education. His topic will be “Education Reform-mongering: A Practitioner’s Perspective.” This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the implications of education reform policies from a leader in the field. Mr. Flanagan directs the Michigan Department of Education, chairs the State Board of Education, and advises the Governor and the state legislature regarding public education in Michigan. His talk will begin at 9:00am in Remick Commons in Carole Sandner Hall and will be followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public with first come, first served seating.