Turning Around Low-Achieving Schools: A Blueprint for Reform

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Authors: U.S. Department of Education, SEDL

Price: Available free online
• Published: 2010    • N/A pages   

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In July 2010, SEDL hosted a forum on school improvement and the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This meeting was intended to provide an opportunity for teams from state departments of education to learn more about the ESEA Blueprint through a presentation from, and discussion with, Dr. Carl Harris, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education and Ms. Kandace Jones, Special Assistant for School Turnaround at the U.S. Department of Education.

Presentation video for ESEA Blueprint for Reform

The forum provided opportunities for educators in Texas and the states in the Southeast region to learn more about the six priority areas in the ESEA Blueprint through presentations and discussions with national experts and state and local education agency representatives who are actively engaged in practical applications in these reform areas.

  1. college and career ready stimulus
  2. great teachers are great leaders
  3. effective teaching and learning for a complete education
  4. meeting the needs of our diverse learners
  5. making sure we have successful safe and healthy students
  6. fostering innovation and excellence

The event archive contains the presentation files and videos of the 19 presentations.