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Getting Excellent Teachers to All Students

November 13, 2013, 1:00pm ET - 2:30pm ET

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About This Event

Giving students access to highly effective teachers is a major key to improving their achievement, and finding ways to extend the reach of the nation’s best educators could be among the remedies to lagging student learning. Through innovative strategies using technology, staff restructuring, and a rethinking of how funds are allocated, the federal government could help link the most effective teachers with many more students.

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion about the federal government’s role in getting more students consistent access to highly effective teachers with the release of “Giving Every Student Access to Excellent Teachers: A Vision for Focusing Federal Investments in Education.” This report highlights principal levers that the federal government can use to help deploy the nation’s most effective teachers.

Presenters:
Bryan Hassel, Co-Director, Public Impact
Christen Holly, Associate Consultant, Public Impact
Gillian Locke, Consultant, Public Impact

Panelists:
John Bailey, Executive Director of Digital Learning Now!, Foundation for Excellence in Education
Tiffany McAfee, Master Teacher of Humanities, Merit Preparatory Charter School
Paul Toner, President, Massachusetts Teachers Association

Moderator:
Cynthia G. Brown, Vice President for Education Policy, Center for American Progress

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Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC20005

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Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center