Ohio senior U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown will host 40 Ohio college presidents Tuesday in Washington at an education conference focused on strengthening higher education.
The gathering of academics in Washington comes amid reports that show most jobs now and into the future don't require more than a high school education, and the more educated our populace becomes the more wages will struggle to increase for those who land them.
The higher education watering-hole event, to be held at the United States Capitol Visitors Center, is the seventh annual Ohio College President’s Conference in Washington D.C. hosted by Sen. Brown, who won his first term in 2006 and was reelected in 2012. The summit meeting will bring attending college presidents to the nation's capital to meet with Members of Congress, Administration officials, and education policy experts to address strengthening our state’s higher education system and promoting access and affordability for all students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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