JVH @ Chicago Education Summit 4/15/13

Reframing Reform: Achieving Equity
and Excellence in Public Education
April 15, 2013
8:00 – 5:00
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago IL 60605
(312) 922- 4400
Attendees must make own
hotel reservations.


A national conversation on reforms
to ensure all children receive
meaningful educational opportunity.
Speakers will identify evidence-based drivers
proven to enhance student achievement,
key barriers that have inhibited American
reform, and strategies for moving forward.
Keynote Speakers
Pasi Sahlberg
 Director General

Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, Finland

   mike honda

Congressman Michael Honda (D-CA17)
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor,
Health and Human Services, and Education,
who will be introducing reform legislation
Concurrent Workshops
Getting Education Reform Right: capacity building, systems reform, changing expectations of testing, lessons learned
  • Dr. Byron T. Brazier, Pastor of Apostolic Church of God; Chairman, Network of Woodlawn
  • Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, Professor of Asian American Studies and Education, University of Illinois at Chicago; President, National Association for Multicultural Education
Equity and Excellence: resource distribution, racial & class justice, economic competitiveness
  • Jitu Brown, Education Organizer, Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO)
  • Ralph Martire, Executive Director, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability; Commissioner, U.S. Department of Education’s Equity and Execellence Commission
  • Julian Vasquez Heilig, Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Planning and African and African Diaspora Studies (by courtesy) at The University of Texas at Austin. He blogs at Cloaking Inequity.
Proven Strategies: community-based schools, extended learning time, teacher pipeline, collaborative teaching
  • Dr. Andy Hargreaves, Thomas More Brennan Chair in Education, Lynch School of Education, Boston College
  • Dr. Pedro Noguera, Agnew Professor of Education, New York University
  • Jeannie Oakes, Director, Ford Foundation
Each and Every Child: report from Equity and Excellence Commissioners
  • Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Co-Chair, U.S. Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence Commission
  • Jesse Ruiz, Partner, Drinker, Biddle & Reath; Vice-Chairman, Board of Education Chicago Public Schools; Commissioner, U.S. Department of Education’s Equity and Excellence Commission

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I can’t make it
For further information contact:
Kathy Miller
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

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