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Getting to Deeper Learning: The Policies and Practice of Science Teaching and Learning

The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to Attend a Webinar Getting to Deeper Learning: The Policies and Practice of Science Teaching and Learning Panelists Abner Oakes, Director, Outreach and Partnerships, Alliance for Excellent Education Donique Reid, Policy and Research Associate, Alliance for Excellent Education James Rountree, Director, Science, District of Columbia Public Schools| Dave […]

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Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change

The Alliance for Excellent Education and Future Ready Schools® Invite You to Participate in a Webinar Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change Panelists Nancy Mangum, Assistant Director of Digital Learning Programs, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Director of Digital […]

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Recent Webinars & Events

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Accelerated Learning For All: How Access To College Courses Can Help Struggling Students Graduate From High School And Succeed In College And Work

Over one hundred educators, administrators, policymakers, and other key stakeholders gathered on March 25, 2009 at Accelerated Learning for All: How Access to College Courses Can Help Struggling Students Graduate from High School and Succeed in College and Work, a forum hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education, to discuss the Early College High School Initiative (funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and coordinated by Jobs For the Future) and the Gateway to College model implemented as part of the initiative.

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Leveraging The Power Of Data To Improve Education

On March 10, the DQC partners and other national thought-leaders spearheaded a national conversation to: (1) discuss the integral role of data to the national education improvement agenda and how the newly available stimulus funds can be used to improve student achievement and close achievement gaps; (2) celebrate state progress in building longitudinal data systems, (3) explore remaining challenges to the growth and use of these systems; and (4) highlight and discuss the state and federal roles in addressing next generation issues to ensure the use of these new data systems.

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High School Renewal: Big Success For San Diego’s Small Schools

Nearly one hundred educators, administrators, policymakers, and other key stakeholders gathered on February 25, 2009 at High School Renewal: Big Success for San Diego’s Small Schools, a forum hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education, to discuss San Diego’s high school reform initiative and the experiences of two of its small high schools—the School of International Business (SIB) and the Stanley E. Foster Construction Tech Academy (CTA). The event focused on the challenges of high school redesign, policies and practices to successfully overcome those challenges, and the implications of these experiences for national and federal efforts to improve America’s schools.

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High School Achievement Series: It’s Simple Math: Recruiting Highly Effective Teachers + Right Supports = Increased Student Achievement

A diverse group of educators, administrators, policymakers and other key stakeholders gathered on December 10 to learn about Cumulative Effect (CE), a Guilford County, NC promising practice that aims to attract, support, and retain highly effective math teachers for low-performing high schools. The event—hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education—detailed the programmatic elements of CE, as well as specific federal policy lessons to be learned from its implementation. It also provided key perspectives about the program from the district, school, and classroom levels.

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Student Engagement In High School As A Dropout Prevention Strategy

A standing-room-only crowd of about one hundred thirty educators, stakeholders, and policymakers gathered on September 12 to consider strategies to keep students in school so that they ultimately graduate prepared for postsecondary education and the modern workplace.

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The Role Of Principals In Driving Student Achievement Gains

About one hundred educators, policymakers, and stakeholders gathered to attend a pair of forums on the practices of urban school leaders who are making dramatic gains in student achievement. Co-hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education and New Leaders for New Schools (NLNS), the event featured principals from Chicago, Washington, DC, and Sacramento, who shared their experiences regarding the effectiveness of strategies promoted by New Leaders for New Schools in high-poverty schools.

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Improving The Distribution Of Teachers In Low-Performing High Schools

The Alliance released a brief exploring how to improve the distribution of teachers among and within low-performing high schools, and which outlines recommendations for federal policymakers in supporting and encouraging good practice at the state and local level. A panel of teacher quality experts discussed how state and local practice can inform federal policy.

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Reading And Writing Are More Than Elementary: A Summit On Literacy Instruction In Ohio’s Secondary Schools

On March 26, the Alliance for Excellent Education co-hosted a day-long summit on literacy instruction in Ohio’s secondary schools. The event featured U.S. Representative Ralph Regula, the ranking member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and was held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The Summit gathered interested groups and individuals who are working across the region to improve the teaching of reading and writing in the middle and high schools. It provided an important opportunity to take stock of initiatives and programs already underway, share information, cultivate new champions for high-quality literacy instruction, and build momentum behind Ohio’s drive to create the most literate, well-educated citizenry and workforce in the nation.

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Measuring And Improving The Effectiveness Of High School Teachers

Over one hundred educators, policymakers, and other key stakeholders gathered March 25 in Washington, DC to attend a forum addressing the challenges of measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers. The event was convened to release the Alliance’s most recent publication, “Measuring and Improving the Effectiveness of High School Teachers.” The event also presented a panel of experts in the field who discussed the implications of research and practice on high school teacher effectiveness for federal policy.

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The Costs Of Teacher Turnover: Are We Really Losing The Best Teachers?

Teachers are crucial to the success of our students. Yet many of them are leaving their schools and the profession, particularly in poorer, lower performing schools. Common wisdom says that good teachers are more likely to leave. But are they?

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