Friday, February 15, 2008

Richard Rothstein on Reassessing the Achievment Gap

The Campaign for Educational Equity invites you to the Equity in
> Education Forum:
> Featuring the work of Richard Rothstein who will propose a new
> approach for assessing student achievement that goes beyond test
> scores and graduation rates, and measures skill attainment in broad,
> yet essential, areas, such as social skills, critical thinking,
> preparation for citizenship and employment, appreciation of the arts
> and literature, and the knowledge needed to maintain sound physical
> and emotional health.
> Thursday, February 21, 2008
> 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
> Because the event has generated a great deal of interest, we’ve changed the venue to accommodate a larger audience. The event will now take place in Milbank Chapel (or Zankel Room 125) at 525 W. 120th Street.
> Teachers College, Columbia University
> 525 W. 120th Street
> Presenter:
> Richard Rothstein, Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute,
> and Consultant, The Campaign for Educational Equity
> Discussants:
> Francisco Rivera-Batiz , Professor of Economics and Education,
> Teachers College, Columbia University
> John Jackson, President and CEO, The Schott Foundation for Public
> Education
> Moderator:
> Hank Levin, William H. Kilpatrick Professor of Economics &
> Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
> *Free and Open to the Public*
> Wine & Cheese Reception will follow the event.
> **For more information or to RSVP, please call (212) 678-8362 or
> email**
> The Campaign for Educational Equity's forums see to promote
> educational equity by highlighting important new research emerging
> from the Equity Campaign's Research Initiative and by fostering
> dialogue on important equity issues affecting schools today. To view
> the full schedule, please go to

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