In recent years there have been signs of a resurgent grassroots movement to integrate schools. From a variety of perspectives, our panelists examined the state of segregation by race and class in America’s schools, and the promising initiatives and practices that are emerging in the renewed movement to integrate America’s schools. Watch the video.
From a variety of different perspectives and work with different populations of vulnerable students, our panel examined the challenges facing American educators and the best practices educators have developed to address them. Watch the conversation..
Our panel of researchers and practitioners addressed this question by examining both the current state of research and on-the-ground efforts at school improvement that have worked. Watch the conversation video.
Current education policies haven’t sufficiently leveraged the organizational and interpersonal aspects of schools which can benefit educators and students collectively. Instead, the focus has been primarily on technical and individual-level approaches. However, a focus on individuals seems insufficient and limited; a simultaneous and equally strong focus on strengthening the organizations where teachers work appears sorely needed.
Promoting Children's Well Being. This panel examined 21st century approaches to a culture of health in and with schools. Watch the video.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Watch the Conversation.
December 5, 2016, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Co-sponsored by AFL-CIO | American Federation of Teachers | The American Prospect | DISSENT | Center for Innovation in Worker Organization, Rutgers University | Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown University | New Labor Forum | United Association for Labor Education More information and to view the conference sessions, go here.
Following the November 8th elections, our panel discussed their impact on American education, from a number of different points on the political spectrum and a variety of policy perspectives on American education.Co-sponsored by the Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers.Watch the video.
Sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers, this conversation series held the second Wednesay of the month during the school year, is designed to engender lively and informative discussions on important educational issues. Watch the videos from the last three seasons.