Communication Associate: Public Relations
| Lori Melton | firstname.lastname@example.org
| (218) 726-8830
Susan Beasy Latto Director, UMD
Public Relations 218 726-8830 email@example.com
Mary Ann Marchel, Asst. Dept Head, UMD Department of Education 218 726-7357
Linda Witzke, UMD Department of Education 218-726-7964 firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Dr. Alfie Kohn is available for media interviews.
He may be reached at 617 489-6300.
UMD Presents Outspoken Education
of Student Grading and Test Scores
February 23 at 1 p.m.
Dr. Alfie Kohn to Speak on
"The Deadly Effects of Tougher Standards"
The UMD Department of Education presents Dr. Alfie Kohn, perhaps the
country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades and
test scores, Thursday, February 23 at 1 p.m. in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center on the UMD campus. The lecture is fee and the public is cordially
Dr Kohn's presentation is titled "The Deadly Effects of Tougher
Standards: Challenging High-Stakes Testing and Other Impediments to Learning".
Dr. Kohn is the author of ten books including Punished by Rewards, The
Schools our Children Deserve, and Unconditional Parenting.