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ASCD Conference 2017 Empower17 Highlights

Jeannette Bernstein-Smith with guests from ASCD Empower 17 Conference

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If you missed the ASCD Empower 17 Conference, you'll want to join us for this recap of some of the highlights. You'll hear takeaways from various attendees, learn practical tips from ASCD authors, and discover some of the exciting new tools from exhibitors.

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@jenschwanke @jmaness4 @maverikcrq @alicekeeler @RosaIsiah @balancedteacher @jonbergmann @bamradionetwork #Empower17

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Will Rich Schools Get Richer, Poor Schools Poorer Under NCLB 2.0?

Cecilia Muñoz, Director, White House Domestic Policy Council

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During today's White House press call, education reporters try to confirm to what extent the proposed rewrite of NCLB would send money from poor schools to rich ones.

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Reading Instruction in Kindergarten: Little to Gain and Much to Lose

Rae Pica with Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Joan Almon, and Deborah J. Stewart

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A growing chorus of early education professionals are saying that setting standards for reading instruction in kindergarten is going too far. They argue that policies aimed at preparing kids for college through academics at increasingly earlier years is misguided and unsupported by the research. Learn more.

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After Four Years and Four Billion Dollars, Has Race to the Top Been a Success?

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Cecilia Munoz

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Race to the top has its four year anniversary this week. Has the administration's signature education policy been a success? In this segment we cover a White House press conference with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Cecilia Muñoz, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, as reporters ask tough questions about the impact of RTTT.

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The Nation's Report Card on Student Achievement Shows "Modest" Progress, but Proves Skeptics Wrong

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

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In this segment we cover a press conference with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, as he highlights the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Duncan answers tough questions about the mixed results on the heels of the massive increase in education spending.

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