Connecting Research to Practice: A Forum on Charter School Research, Practice, and Accountability
This two-hour webinar from the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest will cover research on charter school effectiveness and strategies associated with high-performing charter schools, provide an overview of authorizing policies, and include discussion of philanthropy’s role in the charter school sector.
Featured presenters are Mark Berends, a professor of sociology and education at the University of Notre Dame and director of the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity and the National Center on School Choice (NCSC), and Daniela Doyle, a consultant with Public Impact, a national education policy and management consultant firm.
Berends will discuss the impact of charter schools on student achievement, summarize the research on the topic nationally, and discuss practices and strategies associated with high-performing charter schools. Doyle will discuss how philanthropies should assess potential charter school investments and offer recommendations for those in the charter sector on pitching opportunities to donors.
The webinar will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 14, 2011. There is no registration fee. Please register no later than Monday, December 12, 2011. If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please contact Alicia Garcia by telephone (312-288-7637) or e-mail (email@example.com).
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