1. A Conversation with Tom Friedman

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    What does America need to do in order to raise the bar for our students, and what we can learn from other countries in this respect? Tom Friedman shares how America’s current trajectory compares to…

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    • BES Summit ’12 – Jim Peyser, Accelerating Education Reform

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      BES Summit 2012 - Jim Peyser of The Boston Fund & NSVF, presents a vision for accelerating education reform in order to serve urban students at a faster rate.

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      • Crossing Over Jordan: Building Relationships between Communities and Ed Reformers

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        In the debate over the CCSS, as in other efforts to even the odds for underserved students, education reformers have not won the hearts and minds of the families and communities they seek to serve.…

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        • EdSurge Live: Alex Grodd and Alix Guerrier

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          EdSurge's Betsy Corcoran Interviews Alex Grodd of BetterLesson followed by EdSurge's Tony Wan interviewing Alix Guerrier of LearnZillion

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          • EdSurge Live: John Glover

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            EdSurge's Betsy Corcoran asks John Glover for his reactions to the In Conversation with Secretary Duncan session for an hour of power webcast.

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            • EdSurge Live: Jordan Meranus

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              EdSurge's Betsy Corcoran interviews Jordan Meranus of Ellevation for an hour of power webcast.

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              • EdSurge Live: Shawn Sprewer and April Chou

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                EdSurge' Leonard Medlock interviews Shawn Sprewer and April Chou for an hour of power webcast.

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                • From STEM to STEAM: Creativity as a Lever for Social Justice

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                  Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are essential tools for students in the twenty-first century. This session explores the relationship between STEM, creativity and social justice. We…

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                  • From Talk to Action: Increasing the Diversity of Education Leadership

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                    Jim Shelton leads a discussion on the importance of increasing diversity in the leadership ranks of education reform. Acknowledging both opportunities and challenges, as well the progress, and lack…

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                    • How Disruptive Can We Be: CCSS and the Future of Digital Learning

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                      Jacob Schmookler, in Invention and Economic Growth, wrote that “the amount of invention is governed by the extent of the market.” Having common standards in over forty states certainly extends the…

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