WASHINGTON, DC — The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute today announced it will host its inaugural Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) in Washington, DC, from April 11-12, 2018.
The bipartisan conference of leaders in education, policy, business and technology marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 National Commission on Excellence in Education report “A Nation at Risk” and will explore the future of education in the U.S.
“President Reagan believed in the power of an educated citizenry and our duty to pursue the highest educational standard for the next generation of leaders,” said Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. “He also believed in working across the aisle to get things done. With that perspective and vision of excellence in education, we are bringing leaders of diverse viewpoints to the table to discuss an issue that is at the heart of our nation’s future.”Download Press Release