Policy Forum on Increasing Equity Through High-Quality Charter Schools: Register Today

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Register for Increasing Equity through High-Quality Charter Schools: What Can We Learn from Research and Practice?

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 9:30am-12pm (Eastern Time)
Location: Hyatt Regency Washington, DC (400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001)

The Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center at WestEd (MACC@WestEd), a federally funded center that helps state education leaders in the Mid-Atlantic region plan, implement, and sustain educational improvement efforts, will host a policy forum, 9:30am–12pm, on Tuesday, February 6, in Washington, DC. The forum is entitled, “Increasing Equity through High-Quality Charter Schools: What Can We Learn from Research and Practice?”

During the event, national and state leaders will discuss how high-quality charter schools can increase educational equity. Panelists will highlight current research, best practices, and MACC@WestEd’s forthcoming paper, to be released at the event, which addresses the role of federal, state, and district policymakers in ensuring equity for all students.

Featured Panelists:

  • Sara Allender, Senior Researcher, WestEd
  • Bryan Hassel, Co-President, Public Impact
  • Lauren Morando Rhim, Executive Director, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools
  • Naomi Rubin DeVeaux, Deputy Director, DC Public Charter Schools Board
  • Micah Wixom, Policy Analyst, Education Commission of the States

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