WEBINAR - ESSA: Implications for Equity in Illinois
Held on June 14, 2016, this video-conference included a presentation by Illinois State Board of Education Superintendent Tony Smith on stakeholder engagement and ESSA implementation, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, who will be joined by a group of national experts with diverse perspectives on ESSA policy development and implementation, particularly with regard to stakeholder engagement, accountability systems, educator equity, and addressing equity for vulnerable populations.
Please check back shortly for a recording of the webinar!
WEBINAR - ESSA: Implications for Equity in Ohio
On April 14, 2016, in collaboration with state partners, Partners for co-hosted a live webinar conversation, moderated by Brad Mitchell, managing director of innovation, Battelle for Kids, to explore the implications for equity in Ohio within the recently passed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Please check out Ohio on the Our Work page for more information.
Please click HERE for the read ahead material for this webinar.
CONVENING - Mississippi Educator Equity Lab
On March 28th, 2016 the first-ever Educator Equity Lab was held at Jackson State University in Mississippi, where more than one hundred education stakeholders made commitments to ensuring equal access to excellent teachers for the state’s students of color and students from low income backgrounds. The Lab was co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the Mississippi Department of Education, in collaboration with Partners for.
Each child must get an instructional strategy effective for that child.
Every child must benefit from systemic change, at scale.
Equity and Excellence must be inseparable endeavors because we will fail at each unless we pursue both.