Speakers: Danielle Allen, Timothy Snyder and Randi Weingarten. Noon to 2:00 pm, 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. More information and registration.
This short presentation explains some shortcomings of mainstream education reform and offers an alternative framework to advance educational progress.
The vocabulary gap between rich and poor children develops very early and it is about more than just words. In fact, words are the tip of the iceberg. So what lies underneath? Find out by watching this three-minute video.
This panel will examine the terrain of teacher compensation from a number of different perspectives, offering their recommendations on what a good compensation
Twelve years after the passage of No Child Left Behind and five years into Race to the Top, America finds itself in a ‘test and punish’ system of school accountability that poorly serves the nation and its students.
The United States accounts for 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of the world’s prisoners; it is no exaggeration to call our national approach to criminal justice “mass incarceration.” And our prison cells are disproportionately filled with poor men of color, especially African-American men. Mass incarceration is one of the paramount civil rights and economic justice issues of our day.