What We’re Watching: Public Pension Reform

On Wednesday at 10 am, Brookings will host a live webcast to accompany the release of two papers that spotlight pension reform efforts.

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What We’re Watching: Expanding Access to Great Teachers

Fordham hosted a forum on how to ensure that more students have access to the best teachers.

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What We’re Watching: Sal Khan on Blended Learning

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The founder of Khan Academy delivered the keynote address at the Hoover Institution’s Symposium on Blended Learning in K-12 Education.

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What We’re Watching: 2013 Urban Innovator Award

The Manhattan Institute presented its Urban Innovator Award to Christopher Cerf, New Jersey’s state commissioner of education.

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What We’re Watching: The Student and the Stopwatch

How much time is spent on testing in America’s schools? Fordham and Teach Plus hosted an event featuring new evidence.

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What We’re Watching: Vergara v. CA Opening Remarks PowerPoint

The slide show accompanying the opening remarks in the Vergara v. CA case lay out the case against existing teacher tenure, seniority, and dismissal policies.

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What We’re Watching: American Promise on PBS

American Promise, a documentary film about two African-American boys attending an elite private school in New York City, will be shown on PBS on Monday, February 3.

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What We’re Watching: The Story of Rural Charter Schools

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has a video on charter schools in rural settings. For information about policies affecting rural charter schools, Andy Smarick will present findings from a new report at a webinar on Thursday.

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What We’re Watching: School Choice Conference at AEI

HAPPENING NOW: AEI’s school choice conference will look at why choice has not had more of an impact and what it would take to get more great schools of choice.

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What We’re Watching: School Choice: A Multiple Choice for Families

Mike McShane of AEI describes the varieties of school choice.

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What We’re Watching: Senators To Unveil School Choice Proposals

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Tim Scott (R-SC) will be at AEI on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:40 a.m. to announce new legislation to encourage state efforts to expand school choice.

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What We’re Watching: A Tribute to the Work of E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

The Fordham Institute’s Education Gadfly has pulled together a video feature celebrating the work of E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

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What We’re Watching: The Value of School Choice

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke at the Brown Center about the future of school choice.

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What We’re Watching: The White House Student Film Festival on Technology in Schools

The White House is calling for K-12 students to submit their short films about technology in schools.

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What We’re Watching: How Are Views on Education Policy Affected By Information?

In a webinar, Paul E. Peterson and Michael B. Henderson present an analysis of new survey data showing how Americans’ evaluations of their local schools change when they are armed with information.

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What We’re Watching: The Ticket

This new documentary by Bob Bowdon, to be released later this month, looks at school choice across the country.

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What We’re Watching: The Value of School Choice

The Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings will host a live webcast on Wed., Jan. 7 at 2 to release the 2013 Education Choice and Competition Index.

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What We’re Watching: Happy Birthday NCLB!

Mike Petrilli hosts a live webchat with Kathleen Porter-Magee and Matt Chingos on what we’ve learned since No Child Left Behind was signed into law.

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What We’re Watching: What a Flipped Classroom Looks Like

PBS tells the story of Clintondale High School, which has turned homework on its head.

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What We’re Watching: Creating Sustainable Teacher Career Trajectories

NNSTOY and Pearson host a discussion of their new report on how to make teaching an attractive career for the next generation.

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What We’re Watching: Miracle in Mooresville

AEI profiles a struggling North Carolina school district that righted itself and closed a gaping achievement gap in just a few years.

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What We’re Watching: Measuring the Influence of Education Advocacy [Event Cancelled due to Inclement Weather]

The Brown Center will hold a live webcast on Tuesday of an event on how education advocacy groups influenced the passage of voucher legislation in Louisiana, and how to measure the impact of advocacy more generally.

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What We’re Watching: The End of the ‘College for All’ Debate?

College Summit argues that it’s time to stop debating how many kids should go to college. Instead we should be helping students choose the right college.

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What We’re Watching: Shanghai and PISA

Shanghai education officials talk about what they did to get to the top of the PISA rankings. Jay Greene warns that trying to figure out what we should learn from Shanghai is a lot more complicated than this.

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What We’re Watching: Civic Education and the Common Core

A panel at the Manhattan Institute considers declines in civic knowledge and how things can be turned around.

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