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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary Appendixes

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary A Conference and Workshop Agendas MILLENNIUM CONFERENCE: ACHIEVING HIGH EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ALL The National Academies Washington, DC September 21-22, 2000 Thursday, September 21 9:00 Introductory Remarks Barbara Torrey, The National Academies Judith Winston, General Counsel and Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education Christopher Edley, Jr., Harvard University, and Catherine E. Snow, Harvard University, Co-Moderators 9:30 Keynote Address: Educational Access and Opportunity Edmund Gordon, Yale University Session I Opportunity and Achievement at the Threshold of the 21st Century Catherine E. Snow, Moderator 10:00 Educational Achievement Trends of Minority Students Since Brown v. Board of Education Marta Tienda, Princeton University Coauthors: Kim Lloyd and Anna Zajacova, Princeton University

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary 10:45 Educational Prospects and Progress of Minority and Disadvantaged Students Patricia Gándara, University of California, Davis Min Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles L. Scott Miller, eHigherEducation Samuel Lucas, University of California, Berkeley 12:00 Discussion 12:30 Lunch Session II Promoting Educational Achievement for All Students Christopher Edley, Moderator 1:30 How People Learn John Bransford, Vanderbilt University 2:10 Early Childhood Education Barbara Bowman, Erikson Institute 2:30 Learning to Read Catherine E. Snow, Harvard University 2:50 Discussion 3:20 Promoting Educational Success: Social and Cultural Considerations Craig Ramey, University of Alabama Eugene Garcia, University of California, Berkeley Claude Steele, Stanford University Antoine Garibaldi, Educational Testing Service 4:20 Discussion 5:00 Adjournment Friday, September 22 Session III Using Policy Interventions to Raise Achievement Christopher Edley, Moderator 9:00 Policy as a Tool to Raise Educational Achievement Ronald Ferguson, Harvard University

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary 9:45 Policy Tools Educational Adequacy Jacob Adams, Vanderbilt University Michael Rebell, The Campaign for Fiscal Equity Standards, Accountability and High-Stakes Testing Jay Heubert, Columbia University Resegregation and School Choice Gary Orfield, Harvard University 11:15 Discussion Session IV Putting It Into Practice: Challenges and Successes of Research-Based Reform Catherine E. Snow, Moderator 11:45 Improving the Academic Achievements of Historically Low-Achieving Students: What We Know and What We Need to Learn Samuel Stringfield, Johns Hopkins University 12:15 Lunch 1:15 Organizing Districts for Effort-Based Reform Lauren Resnick, University of Pittsburgh Diana Lam, Providence Public Schools 2:00 Reforming Mathematics in an Urban School Setting Diane Briars, Pittsburgh Public Schools Brian Lord, Education Development Center 2:45 Whole-School Reform Robert Slavin, Success for All Foundation Bertha Rubio, Crockett Elementary School, San Antonio, TX 3:30 Discussants Barbara Foorman, University of Texas Michael Klentschy, El Centro School District, CA Carmen Varela Russo, Baltimore City Public Schools, MD 4:15 Wrap It Up and Take It Home Christopher Edley, Jr., and Catherine E. Snow, Co-Moderators 5:00 Adjournment

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE/CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP The National Academies Washington, DC April 14-15, 2000 Friday, April 14 9:00 Opening Remarks, Introduction of Cochairs Faith Mitchell, Director, Division on Social and Economic Studies Cora Marrett, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Massachusetts Catherine E. Snow, Henry Shattuck Professor of Education, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education 9:15 Providing Focus, The Purpose of the Workshop C. Kent McGuire, Assistant Secretary, Education Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education 9:30 Supporting Teachers, Improving Teaching Practices Annemarie Palincsar, Professor, University of Michigan, School of Education 10:00 Discussion 10:15 Break 10:30 Technical Assistance for Teaching with Technology Robert Tinker, President, Concord Consortium Louis Gomez, Associate Professor of Education and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University 11:30 Discussion 12:00 Lunch 12:45 From Research to Practice—Scaling Up Technical Assistance Barbara Foorman, Professor and Director, Center for Academic and Reading Skills Reading is a Civil Right Phyllis Hunter, Consultant, Texas Statewide Reading Initiatives 1:45 Discussion

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary 2:15 Providing Technical Assistance for Specific Curricula Sheila Sconiers, Director, The Alternatives for Rebuilding Curricula Center (ARC), Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP, Inc.) Sally Goetz Shuler, Deputy Director for External Relations, Development, and Outreach, National Science Resources Center, and Coprincipal Investigator for the Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform (LASER) Initiative 3:15 Discussion 3:45 Break 4:00 Success for All: Technical Assistance Through a Scripted Curriculum Robert Slavin, Chairman, Success for All Foundation and Codirector, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk, Johns Hopkins University 4:30 A Regional TA Provider’s Strategies for Supporting States, Districts, and Schools to Effect Comprehensive and Ongoing School Improvement Wende Allen, Director, New England Comprehensive Assistance Center 5:00 Discussion 5:30 Adjournment Saturday, April 15 9:15 Summary, Previous Day’s Proceedings Cora Marrett and Catherine E. Snow, Co-Moderators 9:45 Technical Assistance: What Do We Know? What We Need to Learn? David K. Cohen, John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Education and Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan, School of Education 10:30 Break 10:45 Discussion 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Recommendations for Technical Assistance—A Framework 2:00 Adjournment

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary ACHIEVING HIGH EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ALL: THE ROLE OF THE LAW The National Academies Washington, D.C. June 29-30, 2000 Thursday, June 29 9:00 Opening Remarks Alexandra Wigdor, CBASSE Deputy Director, National Research Council Judith A. Winston, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Education 9:20 Workshop Objectives Making Connections: Educational Adequacy, Accountability, Assessment, and Systemic Reform Jacob Adams, Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University Improving Collaboration Between Lawyers, Educators, and Scholars Jay Heubert, Associate Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, Adjunct Professor of Law, Columbia Law School Educational Equity and Adequacy 9:50 State Constitutional Issues The Paradigm Shift Jacob Adams, Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University Developing New School Finance Systems: A New Era James Smith, President, Management Analysis and Planning, Inc. Respondent: Betsy Levin, Visiting Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern Law School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 11:00 Discussion 11:30 Break

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary 11:45 Emerging Issues Title VI Judith Winston, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Education Scott Palmer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education 12:30 Discussion 1:00 Lunch 2:00 Adequacy, Democracy, and Standards-Based Reform Michael Rebell, Executive Director and Counsel, The Campaign for Fiscal Equity Respondent: William Taylor, Cochair of Citizens Commission on Civil Rights 3:00 Discussion 3:30 Break 3:45 Enforceable Performance Mandates in Federal Education Statutes Paul Weckstein, Codirector, Center for Law and Education 4:30 Discussion 5:00 Adjournment Friday, June 30 High-Stakes Testing 9:00 Principles of Appropriate Test Use: Widely Accepted, Sometimes Ignored William Trent, Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Art Coleman, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP Jay Heubert, Associate Professor of Education, Teachers College 10:00 Discussion 10:30 Break l0:45 From Test Scores to Improved Achievement Lorraine McDonnell, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of California at Santa Barbara

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Achieving High Educational Standards For All: Conference Summary   Respondents: Jennifer O’Day, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison Julie Underwood, General Counsel, National School Boards Association Lois Gray, Superintendent, Hardin County, Kentucky 11:45 Discussion 12:15 Working Lunch: Assessment of Students with Disabilities: Policy and Legal Issues Margaret J. McLaughlin, Associate Director, Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children Respondents: Lorraine McDonnell, Professor, University of California at Santa Barbara Ken Warlick, Director, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education 1:15 Discussion 1:45 Implications for Policy and Practice Jacob Adams and Jay Heubert, Moderators 2:15 Millennium Conference Recommendations Jay Heubert and Jacob Adams, Moderators 3:15 Adjournment