Ronald Blackburn Moreno discusses U.S. public education policy and school reform. Topics include: closing the achievement gap, facilitating teachers’ success, and ESEA reauthorization.
LaRuth Gray discusses U.S. public education policy and school reform. Topics include: closing the achievement gap, facilitating teachers’ success, and ESEA reauthorization.
Sam Chaltain, National Director of the Forum for Education and Democracy, discusses quality learning environments for the U.S. public schools system, education reform and the "Re-think Learning Now" Campaign.
Deborah Meier, Senior Scholar & Adjunct Professor, NYU, discusses the importance of the sense of community in U.S. public schools, education reforms and creating a better form of academic assessment at the Beyond Standardized Tests Conference in Washington, D.C.
Roytel Montero, Student at Fenway High School, discusses the personal, professional and academic empowerment gained through teachers and U.S. public education at Fenway High School at the Beyond Standardized Tests Conference in Washington, D.C.
Chantale Soekhoe, Recent Graduate from Hunter College, discusses her experience at the Urban Academy developing learning skills and discovering the benefits of real education without standardized assessments. When students fail school tests, we need to ask the question, “Are the tests failing the student?”
Jenerra Williams, Teacher at Mission Hill School in Boston, Mass., discusses her experience as a teacher at a U.S. public school and how their culture of learning improves the quality of education.
George H. Wood, Executive Director of the Forum for Education and Democracy and Principal at Federal Hocking Middle and High School, discusses the rural Federal Hocking School. Topics include education policy, school reform and methods the administration uses to create a culture of "challenge and engagement."
Questions and answers session at the Beyond Standardized Tests Conference in Washington, D.C. Topics include quality learning environments for the U.S. public schools system, education reform and supporting teachers through improving education policy.
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