The HLS Advocates for Education (A4E) is an organization of students who are passionate about improving our nation’s education system and dedicated to raising awareness about current issues in education law and policy. A4E brings together students interested in these issues with practicing lawyers, policymakers, educators, and advocates. We seek to encourage greater understanding and participation by hosting various speakers and events throughout the year, as well as our annual conference. Whether you see education as a passing interest or your life’s work, we hope you will join us!
In Spring 2011, A4E hosted a day-long conference entitled Closing the School to Prison Pipeline: Redirecting our Future. This multi-disciplinary event featured speakers and panelists from across the country, including a judge, a state legislator, professors, practitioners, and policymakers. The conference sought not only to raise awareness of this critical issue, but also to identify and discuss potential solutions to the problem.
Advocates for Education (A4E) is a student organization that brings together educators, policymakers, scholars, and advocates to raise awareness about, and contribute to a greater understanding of issues in public education law and policy.