Thursday, March 03, 2011

Panel in LA

A final reminder for those of you in LA to come out tomorrow evening.  I'll be presenting some of my slides and will then be on a panel with Gloria Romero, Caprice Young and others, discussion education reform.  Here's the invite:

Join a panel of Democrats convinced that putting the public back in PUBLIC education is the only way to save our youth in Los Angeles, throughout California, and across the nation.  This will be a serious look at what we all must do to fix our public schools before it is too late.  

Whitney Tilson will give a short presentation on the twin achievement gaps and will join leading education reformers from California in a salon style discussion, with Q&A's from the audience, on how we can engage in collective, smart action to save this generation from demise in the global economy.  This will be an evening to supply you with the facts and the knowledge needed to act for change.


Monday, February 28, 2011

6:30-8:30 pm

Frederick Douglass High School

3202 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90018

Get Directions Here


Whitney Tilson is a well-known education reform writer/blogger. He has been featured in the documentary, A Right Denied: The Critical Need for Genuine School Reform, was one of the founding members of Teach for America, and is a Board member of KIPP charter schools in NYC, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Democrats for Education Reform.

Gloria Romero is a former California State Senator and is currently California Director of Democrats for Education Reform

Corri Tate Ravere is President of the Inner City Education Foundation network of public charter schools (ICEF), Founder of Families That Can, and serves on the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) Member Council

Gabe Rose is Deputy Director of the Parent Revolution 

Tara Roth McConaghy is the founder of LAEdupreneurs and the Executive Director of the Goldhirsh Foundation, as well as the former COO at GOOD and a social strategy adviser to GOOD/Pepsi Refresh,, and Participant

Caprice Young (moderator) is the CEO of ICEF, founder of CCSA, and former LAUSD School Board President 

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