1. What America Can Learn From the World’s Leading Schools

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    What can be really learned from international comparisons? What can be usefully learned from other countries? What can’t? What does it mean for education reform and entrepreneurship? This session…

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    • In Conversation With Secretary Duncan

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      Secretary Duncan shares his hopes and plans for the second term and insights about where reform best happens. Secretary. Laurene Powell Jobs, Emerson Collective (Interviewer) Secretary of Education…

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      • 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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        • Millions and Millions of Great Teachers Needed: How Will We Meet this Need?

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          Quality teachers are key to student success. Yet, the need far exceeds the supply. In this session, experienced leaders share innovative approaches to preparing teachers so that they are classroom-ready…

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          • The Common Core is Coming!

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            The Common Core State Standards aims public education at exactly the right goal: college-and-career readiness for all students. To meet these inspiring and ambitious standards demands transformational…

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            • Innovators in Education

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              After 15 years of working to improve education by supporting and enabling the ideas and efforts of passionate innovators, instead of looking back, NewSchools Venture Fund is looking 15 years further…

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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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                • Mark Pincus and Andrew Ng with John Doerr

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                  John Doerr discusses the role of education games and MOOCs in improving education and increasing students' options with Marc Pincus of Zynga and Andrew Ng of Coursera. Mark announces the launch…

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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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                    • It's TimeTo Give Up On ________ and Replace it With ___________.

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                      In this rapid-fire session, participants share different short talks on what should be stopped and what should be done instead. Some of the talks will be serious, some funny, but all will be insightful. Jean…

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