INNOVATION & THE NEXT POTUS. This week, it’s the Dems turn to hear what our next president needs to know about education opportunity and innovation from leading experts like Sal Khan and more. Join the chorus of tweets by clicking here.
2016 ED-LECTION CENTER. Your resource for everything you need to know about where candidates stand when it comes to education opportunity. Bookmark this link for news & views, important resources, and candidate profiles and party platforms (coming soon!).
REFORMING WITH THE ENEMY. “Advocates for true education reform must be willing to pass judgment on policy positions before condemning policy proponents,” CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen opines in The 74. Why it’s time to drop ideological swords to make schools work better for kids.
THE POWER OF TECH & INNOVATION. Co-Founder of Global Silicon Valley Partners and CER board member Michael Moe reiterates themes of A New Opportunity Agenda on Getting Smart’s podcast. Listen here for insight on how ed-tech and innovation can boost access and opportunity in education. (And then check out 4 Things Every Ed Tech Investor Needs to Know!)
KIPP SUMMIT. Dave Levin, co-founder of the widely known charter school network KIPP, opens the annual summit in Atlanta this year noting that in the last 22 years, KIPP has helped thousands build a better tomorrow, but that we must do more to ensure an equitable society. Follow the summit on twitter at #KIPP2016, and sign here if you agree we must create a new opportunity agenda in education.
EDU OPPORTUNITY LIVE FROM INDY. Don’t miss the CER-Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity, streaming live from the NCAA Hall of Champions with a few education champions of our own, including Sen. Tim Scott, Gov. Mike Pence, Sen. Leah Vukmir, and more. Tune in here at 6:45pm EST Wednesday, July 27 for critical conversations on addressing upward mobility & poverty through education.