A Conversation with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
New York City is home to a variety of “community schools,” public schools that provide an array of health services, social supports and enrichment programs for students and families. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has promoted community schools as a strategy for using local resources to improve student success and is encouraging states to expand their numbers. A discussion about the future of community schools here in New York and elsewhere.
Keynote by: Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Followed by a discussion with: Michael Rebell, Director, Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College Ralph Smith, Executive Vice President, Annie E. Casey Foundation Kathy Taylor, Mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
Moderated by: Jane Quinn, Assistant Executive Director, The Children’s Aid Society
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Co-sponsored by The Children’s Aid Society and the Center for New York City Affairs.