Thursday, June 18, 2015 to Saturday, June 20, 2015
The Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans

CRPE's Robin Lake, Betheny Gross, and Paul Hill will be featured speakers at "The Urban Education Future?" - Lessons from New Orleans 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina conference, hosted by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans.

The conference will provide the first balanced and comprehensive look at the New Orleans education experience and its effects. Topics include teachers and instructional quality, charter schools and CMOs, school choice, charter authorization and closure, finances, and test-based accountability. Here's what CRPE staff will be discussing:

Paul Hill:
"Traditional School Districts versus New Orleans “Portfolio” Districts, and Everything in Between"

Robin Lake:
"Authorizing and Closing Charter Schools: Governance in a Portfolio Model"
"Special Education and English Language Learning"

Betheny Gross:
"Student Assignment, Centralized Enrollment, and the OneApp"
"School Revenues and Expenditures"
"How Families Choose Schools"

Find more information about the conference here.

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