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Upcoming Events


Thursday, Jul. 17, 8:30 AM -10:15 AM

- Growing America Stronger

July 17, 2014

8:30 a.m - 10:15 a.m ET

The National Press Club

Washington, D.C.

The First Five Years Fund is hosting an event to release the findings from a new poll that measured support for early education. The release of the paper will be followed by a moderated discussion on early childhood education policies featuring Libby Nelson, education reporter for Vox. Register for this event in advance by clicking here.  
Friday, Jul. 25, 11:00 AM -12:00 PM

- Webinar: Write, Click: First-Ever NAEP Computer Writing Tasks for Fourth Graders

Please join the National Assessment Governing Board on Friday, July 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. EDT for Write, Click: First-Ever NAEP Computer Writing Tasks for Fourth Graders, a webinar to explore lessons learned from a new study of whether elementary students can write using computers. A panel of experts will discuss the study’s findings on the usability of the computer software students used and findings from a pilot assessment of students, including:
  • How students navigated common word processing tools
  • What prior experience students have with computers
  • How findings may inform classroom instruction
Register today: Others interested in elementary student writing and the future of computer-based assessments might also find this... More »
Next Month


Wednesday, Aug. 06, 1:00 PM -2:30 PM

- Attendance Works Webinar: Can You Hear Us Now? Amplifying Key Messages About the Importance of Attendance

Wednesday, August 6, 2014:  Can You Hear Us Now? Amplifying Key Messages About the Importance of Attendance, (10-11:30 am PT / 1-2:30 pm ET).  Register here. When parents and youth understand the link between good attendance and their hopes and dreams for the future, they are motivated to do whatever they can to get to school every day. When they hear that message from friends, mentors, teachers, counselors, pastors, coaches, doctors, business owners, mayors — in short, the entire community speaking with one voice — it can have a tremendous impact on student attendance. Join Hedy Chang, Director of Attendance Works,... More »