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ERIC Number: ED533415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 32
Abstractor: ERIC
Getting to 2014 (and beyond): The Choices and Challenges Ahead. A Collection of Essays to Encourage Constructive Dialogue among Policymakers, Educators, and Practitioners Engaged in School Reform
Balfanz, Robert; Boer, Benjamin; Carey, Kevin; Cohen, Michael; Hassel, Bryan C.; Hassel, Emily Ayscue; Hyslop, Anne; Levin, Douglas A.; Fletcher, Geoffrey; Odden, Allan; Tucker, Bill; Vargas, Joel
Education Sector
Education Sector commissioned an earlier version of this collection of essays in conjunction with a March 2012 event "Getting to 2014: The Choices and Challenges Ahead." This updated version includes new essays and a revised introduction. The aim of these essays is to present ideas, elicit feedback, and encourage productive dialogue among policymakers, educators, and practitioners engaged in school reform. Essays included in this volume are: (1) Getting to 2014 (and Beyond): An Introduction (Anne Hyslop); (2) Getting Accountability and Implementation Right (Michael Cohen); (3) Doing It All: Raising Graduation Rates and Standards (Robert Balfanz); (4) The Missing Question: "What" College Are You Ready For? (Kevin Carey); (5) College and Career Success for Low-Income Youth (Joel Vargas); (6) Taking the Long-Term View on Teacher Evaluation (Bill Tucker); (7) Leaping Forward Without Holding Schools Back (Bryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel); (8) Whither Technology? (Douglas Levin and Geoffrey Fletcher); (9) Getting Results With Limited Resources (Allan Odden); and (10) As Fast as We Can, As Slow as We Must (Benjamin Boer). Individual essays contain notes. [For related publication, "Getting to 2014: The Choices and Challenges Ahead," see ED533416.]
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Authoring Institution: Education Sector
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Kentucky
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001; Race to the Top
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A