How Can States Effectively Hold Schools and Districts Accountable for Improving Student Outcomes?

Over the past four years, states were given more autonomy to design and implement systems to track whether their schools are providing a quality education for their students under the U.S. Department of Education’s No Child Left Behind waiver process.

Join the Center for American Progress and the Council of Chief State School Officers for a panel exploring how states are currently operating these accountability systems and discussing effective strategies for ensuring schools are serving all students well and promoting improvement.

Featured panelists:
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress

Carey Wright, Mississippi State Superintendent of Education

Tommy Bice, Alabama State Superintendent of Education

Daria Hall, Director of K-12 Policy Development, The Education Trust
Chris Minnich, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers


Catherine Brown, Vice President, Education Policy, Center for American Progress


Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Additional information

A light lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m.