1. Teaching Literacy in the New World of CCSS


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    Raising academic expectations to meet the higher standards of Common Core and college readiness not only requires changes to curriculum, but also a shift in instructional practice. Nowhere is this…

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    • Transforming Trauma: Promoting Resilience


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      As we raise the bar for students in our schools, their need for social and emotional well-being and effective stress management skills increases markedly. Nurturing these skills is both important…

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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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        • Re-Imagining Urban School Districts


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          For 20 years, charter schools have played an increasingly important role in changing the conversation about what’s possible in public education. Charters have created scalable proof points…

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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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              • 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…

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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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                  • The Parent Voice in Ed Reform


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                    This session explores some of the difficult topics that parents and organizations working with parents are facing throughout the country. What does it mean for the progress of community action when…

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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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