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Education Cities: A Decade of Education Reform in American Cities
May 6-7, 2019

Sponsored by: Program on Education Policy and Governance, Taubman Center for State and Local Government

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Monday, May 6

Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge – Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

8:00 AM: Registration and Breakfast

8:45 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Paul E. Peterson, Harvard University
Robert Enlow, EdChoice

 

9:00 AM — Panel I.

Chair:
Jeffrey Liebman, Harvard Kennedy School

Presenters:
Kristin Blagg, Urban Institute
Paul E. Peterson & Tyler Simko, Harvard University

Discussants:
Josh Goodman, Harvard Kennedy School
Anna Egalite, North Carolina State University

 

10:30 AM: Networking Break

 

10:45 PM — Panel II: Miami and Los Angeles

Chair:
Rob Enlow, EdChoice

Presenters:
Ron Matus, Step Up For Students (Miami)
Julie Marsh, University of Southern California (Los Angeles)
Susan Bush-Mecenas, Northwestern University (Los Angeles)

Discussants:
Bryan Hassel, Public Impact
Sarah Reckhow, Michigan State University

 

12:15 AM — Lunch

Speaker:
James Blew, Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy, United States Department of Education

 

1:45 AM — Panel III: San Antonio and Kansas City

Chair:
Jason Bedrick, EdChoice

Presenters:
Beth Hawkins, The 74 Million (San Antonio)
Michael McShane, EdChoice (Kansas City)

Discussants:
Josh Dunn, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
Marty West, Harvard Graduate School of Education

 

3:15 AM: Networking Break


3:30 PM — Panel IV: Washington, D.C., and New Orleans

Chair:
Nina Rees, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Presenters:
Thomas Toch, FutureEd (Washington, D.C.)
Doug Harris, Tulane University (New Orleans)

Discussants:
Michelle Rhee, 7 Inc.
Beth Schueler, University of Virginia

 

Charles Hotel – The Kennedy Room – 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA

6 PM: Reception (6:00–6:45)

6:45 PM: Speaker:
Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

7:30 PM: Dinner

 

 

Tuesday, May 7

Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge – Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

8:30 AM: Breakfast

 

9:00 AM — Panel V: Milwaukee and Camden

Chair:
Derrell Bradford, 50CAN

Presenters:
Alan Borsuk, Marquette University (Milwaukee)
Katrina Bulkley, Montclair State University (Camden)
Kate Meza Fernandez, Montclair State University (Camden)

Discussants:
Deborah McGriff, former Managing Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund
Paymon Rouhanifard, Propel America

 

10:30 AM: Networking Break

 

10:45 AM — Panel VI: Denver and Indianapolis

Chair:
Stephen Goldsmith, Harvard Kennedy School

Presenters:
Parker Baxter, University of Colorado Denver (Denver)
Paul Teske, University of Colorado Denver (Denver)
Robin Lake, University of Washington Bothell (Indianapolis)

Discussants:
Tom Boasberg, former superintendent, Denver Public Schools
David Harris, City Fund

 

12:15 AM: Closing Remarks and Adjourn with Lunch


For more information:

Antonio M. Wendland, Associate Director
Program on Education Policy and Governance
Kennedy School of Government - Harvard University
Phone: (617) 495-7976
antonio_wendland(at)hks.harvard.edu

Michael Poor, Staff Assistant
Phone: (617) 496-5488
michael_poor@hks.harvard.edu