- National Conference on Summer Learning
National Conference on Summer Learning November 17-19, 2014 San Antonio, TX
At the 2014 Summer Changes Everything™ national conference the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and their colleagues will focus on the theme of Accelerating Achievement.
Presenters and participants will examine how summer is an accelerator for education priorities such as 3rd grade reading proficiency, college and career readiness, school transitions, STEM education, and more.
- Webinar – Reading to Learn: Creative Supports Beyond 3rd Grade Retention
|Reading to Learn: Creative Supports Beyond 3rd Grade Retention|
|This event takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET.|
Sponsored by:Students who aren’t reading well by 3rd grade are four times less likely to graduate high school by age 19, studies show. That’s why 33 states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws intended to ensure proficient reading by 3rd grade. Join D. Ray Reutzel, the director of the Early Childhood Center at Utah State University, and Krista Calvert, the project manager of the... More »
- Education that works
December 2, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
National Geographic, Grosvenor Auditorium 1600 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
AEI's exclusive Vision Talks series convenes America’s leading scholars, thinkers, and practitioners to offer fresh perspectives on key areas of policy and public debate. These talks will be filmed and disseminated as standalone videos, such as Robert Doar's “What works in helping the poor?” talk. In the United States, we think of education as the key to equal opportunity. But while spending on education is higher than ever, student... More »
- Webinar: Safe Routes to School as a Tool to Address Chronic Absenteeism
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST
What is the relationship between student transportation and attendance? The National Partnership is teaming up with Attendance Works to explore how we can help students get to school every day. This webinar will discuss how transportation can be a barrier to school attendance and highlight Safe Routes to School as a resource to help communities address chronic absenteeism. Panelists will share community based solutions, best practices, and opportunities to partner with organizations and groups that can be allies in ensuring students have access to safe and reliable... More »