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Thursday, August 19, 2010

1:15 PM -- 2:00 PM
Bounce Your Boldest Ideas Off the Best and the Brightest (Interactive Open-Mic) (session #241)
This session is for the brave of heart. Here is your chance to quickly present a policy idea for improving education and get rapid feedback on its merit from two of the nation’s deepest experts who are not afraid to “tell it like they see it.” (Time constraints will be strictly enforced.)



PARTICIPANTS

Clifford Adelman, Senior Associate, The Institute for Higher Education Policy, District of Columbia

Michael Kirst, Emeritus Professor for Education and Business Administration, Stanford University, California


3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
More with Clifford Adelman and Michael Kirst (session #247)
Ask your questions about reducing remediation, ensuring college/work readiness, and bringing adults with incomplete degree programs back to finish college.



PARTICIPANTS

Clifford Adelman, Senior Associate, The Institute for Higher Education Policy, District of Columbia

Michael Kirst, Emeritus Professor for Education and Business Administration, Stanford University, California


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #10: Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better (session #259)
A team of researchers from EdSource and Stanford University recently released the largest empirical study ever conducted of middle grades practices and their association with higher student academic outcomes. This roundtable will summarize the study’s findings, and their implications for district and school practice, as well as state and federal policy.



PARTICIPANTS

Michael Kirst, Emeritus Professor for Education and Business Administration, Stanford University, California

 

Trish Williams, Executive Director, EdSource, California


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Friday, August 20, 2010

10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
Common Core Standards: What Role Will You Play? (session #326)
This session will be an interactive, hands-on opportunity for session participants to discuss the new Common Core State Standards and the impact they will have on states, students, teachers and classroom instruction. Michael Kirst will facilitate and moderate lively discussions and draw out what’s next for these new standards.



PARTICIPANTS

Michael Kirst, Emeritus Professor for Education and Business Administration, Stanford University, California

Malbert Smith, President, MetaMetrics, Inc., North Carolina


 

 
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