Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ravitch at PSBA/Canada at Haverford College/"Race to Nowhere" screening in Bryn Mawr/BC Times:Christiana to propose open-enrollment legislation

Diane Ravitch will be featured speaker at PSBA Legislative Conference April 17-18
The nationally-known education policy analyst and author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education, will address PSBA members via teleconference during the PSBA 2011 Legislative Advocacy Conference to be held April 17-18 in Harrisburg
Ravitch video trailer from “Education is not a Business”:

Geoffrey Canada to speak at Haverford College February 4, 2011
Geoffrey Canada: The Crisis Facing Youth
Talk by Geoffrey Canada, 7:30pm in Marshall Auditorium, Haverford College, followed by a book signing and reception (Sponsored by the Students Council Speakers Committee)
Geoffrey Canada is a social activist and educator. Since 1990, Canada has been president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone in Harlem, New York, an organization whose goal is to increase high school and college graduation rates among students in Harlem.
He is prominently featured in Waiting for Superman (2010), a documentary on the state of American public education by Academy Award-winner Davis Guggenheim.

“Race to Nowhere” screening at the Baldwin School March 10th, 2011 7:00 pm
Race to Nowhere is a call to action for families, educators, and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens.
Venue: The Baldwin School
Address: 701 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Tickets: $10 in advance or $15 at the door

Christiana to propose open-enrollment legislation

By: J.D. Prose, Beaver County Times, Saturday January 22, 2011 10:03 PM

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