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Opportunity To Learn Federal Policy Recommendations Event: Investing in Educational Equity and Opportunity April 30th

Opportunity To Learn Federal Policy Recommendations Event:
Investing in Educational Equity and Opportunity

April 30, 2009

OTL Federal Recommendations
Banks are not the only ones who need greater federal support. Educational equity
and opportunity for all children is the most important investment we can make.

In a turbulent economy, there is one investment that always pays off: investing in the next generation. By ensuring all children equal access to high quality educational resources, we can return our economy, community, and democracy to solid ground.

Policy Briefing:
Opportunity to Learn Federal Recommendations

Thursday, April 30, 2009
10:00am - 12:00pm

Capitol Visitor Center
SVC 212/210
Washington, DC

Dr. John H. Jackson, President of the Schott Foundation for Public Education, will offer detailed federal policy recommendations designed to increase the federal role in ensuring that all children have an equitable opportunity to learn. The recommendations call for creating and tracking resource indicators at the state and district level, boosting federal supports for these resources, and for accountability measures.

The briefing will include several notable guests that will provide their thoughts and feedback on the federal recommendations. The confirmed guests include:

* Linda Darling-Hammond
Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University

* Brian K. Fitzgerald, Ed.D.
Executive Director of The Business-Higher Education Forum

* Bethany Little
Chief Education Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Please join us. Seats are limited. To request a seat, please RSVP to OTLFedRecommendations@schottfoundation.org by Friday, April 24th.

Schott Foundation for Public Education

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