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Future Ready Schools®: Raising Readers to Leaders, One Page at a Time

Future Ready Schools® Invites You to a Participate in a Webinar Future Ready Schools®: Raising Readers to Leaders, One Page at a Time Panelists Phil Harding, Technology Integration Specialist, Val Verde Unified School District (CA) (VVUSD) (@pharding2) Michael R. McCormick, Superintendent, VVUSD (@ValVerdeSupt) Greg McWhorter, Technology Integration Specialist, VVUSD (@gmcwhortervvusd) Garrick Owen, Coordinator of State […]

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Personalized Learning


Agents of Their Own Success: Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in the Era of Personalized Learning

During the briefing, a group of distinguished panelists will offer actions that students, parents, community members, educators, and policymakers can take to ensure self-advocacy and self-determination are integrated into personalized learning systems.

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Recent Webinars & Events



A Call with Congressman Bobby Scott

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, The Alliance held a conversation between Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Gov. Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education.

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Political Education: Setting the Course for State and Federal Policy, Second Edition


Political Education: Setting the Course for State and Federal Policy

In his latest book, Political Education: Setting the Course for State and Federal Policy, Christopher Cross examines how the federal role in education has changed from that of a second chair violist in the 1950s to an orchestra conductor today, with the federal government now responsible for directing everything from highly qualified teachers to assessments to accountability as part of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

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Data Systems


Data Systems for Increasing Postsecondary Success

Having trouble viewing the webcast? Contact Technical Assistance here. Data Systems for Increasing Postsecondary Success Panelists Meg Long, President, Equal Measure Rochelle Nichols-Solomon, Director, Postsecondary Success Portfolio, FHI360 Robert Rothman, Senior Fellow, Alliance for Excellent Education On June 4, 2015 the Alliance for Excellent Education held a webinar to explore the role of data and […]

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Porterville Linked Learning


Teachers Know Best: Making Data Work for Teachers and Students

On June 3, 2015, the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation held a discussion about Teachers Know Best: Making Data Work for Teachers and Students, a new report about how teachers use digital instructional tools and data to support student learning.

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Jack Jennings' Book: Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools


Lessons Learned from Fifty Years of Federal Education Policy

On May 18, 2015 the Alliance held a webinar on the politics of education reform with Jack Jennings, longtime education policy expert and author of a new book—Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools. Hosted by Bob Wise, their discussion examined the federal role in education and the prospects for fundamentally reshaping American education.

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Promise Scholarships: A College Access Agenda

On Thursday, May 14, 2015, The Alliance for Excellent education held a webinar on promise programs. All across the country, cities and states have taken on a bold approach to college access—free college tuition for eligible students. These programs, called “promise programs” or “place-based college scholarships,” are currently active in more than forty cities and a handful of states. Promise programs inspire school improvement within secondary schools and create lasting partnerships and greater alignment between the K–12 and postsecondary systems that have led to promising outcomes for students who are historically underserved. Data show that low-income students and students of color enrolled in promise programs have higher high school graduation rates, college enrollment, and attainment than their peers.

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Senate Building


Creating Successful Career Pathways: The Role of Education and Industry Partnerships

On May 14, 2015, the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, in conjunction with the Alliance for Excellent Education, held a briefing on effective partnerships between business and industry and education that are transforming the high school experience for students and preparing them fully for college and a career.

Categories: Career & Technical Education, Career and Technical Education, High School Reform, Secondary School Improvement
Curriculum Tool Webinar


Curriculum Tools for College- and Career-Ready Standards: The Literacy Design Collaborative

On April 7, 2015 the Alliance held an in-depth discussion on how curriculum tools can help teachers implement college- and career-ready standards and raise levels of learning for students, particularly those who are low-performing. This webinar examined how these tools enable teachers to use their own curriculum based on student needs while aiming at common, high standards.

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National Board Webinar


The National Broadband Plan After Five Years: An Anchor Institution Progress Report

On March 17, 2015, the Alliance for Excellent Education, SHLB Coalition, New America, and Benton Foundation celebrated the five-year anniversary of the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Plan—and reviewed the community anchor institution broadband goals, accomplishments, and unfinished work.

Categories: E-Rate, Federal Communications Commission, High School Reform
MDRC Webinar


Leveraging Innovations to Increase Educational Attainment

On March 11, 2015 the Alliance and MDRC held a webinar to discuss recent innovations in high school reform and facilitate a conversation among education leaders about the design of high-impact strategies to keep all students on the path to high school graduation and college and career readiness.

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