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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
The Campaign for Educational Equity: Symposium 2008

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212-678-8362

11/17/2008 ~ 11/18/2008 at  Cowin Center, Teachers College

Day 1: Monday, November 17, 2008

8:05 AM - 9:00 AMCheck-In/Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMIntroduction
  Welcome
   Susan Fuhrman
  Opening Remarks (video)
   Gov. David Paterson
  What Will It Take?
   Paul Tough
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMSession I: Comprehensive Educational Equity: A Definitional Overview
  The Path to Meaningful Opportunity for Excellence
   Edmund Gordon
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMBreak
10:45 AM - 12:30 PMSession II: State of Practice
  A Research Roundtable
   Sharon Lynn Kagan
   Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
   Heather Weiss
   Chuck Basch
  Moderator:
   Helen Ladd
12:15 PM - 1:45 PMLunch & Informal Discussion Sessions (Boxed Lunches Provided)
2:00 PM - 3:45 PMSession III: Promising Delivery Models Roundable
  Practitioners Panel:
   Geoffrey Canada
   Carl Hayden
   Arne Duncan
   Randi Hewit
  Moderator:
   Pedro Noguera
3:30 PM - 3:45 PMBreak
4:00 PM - 5:15 PMSession IV: Evaluating Comprehensive Equity Projects: An Overview
  Evaluating Complementary Learning Projects
   Milbrey McLaughlin
  Discussants:
   Larry Aber
   Howard Everson
  Moderator:
   Lucy Friedman

Day 2: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

8:05 AM - 9:00 AMCheck-In/Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:45 AMSession V: The British Experience
  Video Introduction
   Tony Blair
  Bringing the Comprehensive Approach to Scale
   Julie Higson
  Discussants:
   Roberto Rodriguez
   Martin Blank
  Moderator:
   Jane Quinn
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM - 12:45 PMSession VI: Financing Strategies for Comprehensive Educational Equity
  A Comprehensive 0-18 Cost Analysis
   Richard Rothstein
   Tamara Wilder (co-author)
   Whitney Allgood (co-author)
  Current Funding Streams in New York State
   Lori Connors-Tadros
   Torey Silloway
  Discussants:
   Henry Levin
   Charles Brecher
  Moderator:
   Larry Mishel
12:45 PM - 2:15 PMLunch & Informal Discussion Sessions (Boxed Lunches Provided)
2:15 PM - 3:30 PMSession VII: Making It a Reality in New York
  Legal and Legislative Perspectives
   Michael Rebell
  Discussant:
   Jay Worona
  Moderator:
   Roger Maldonado
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMKeynote Address
  Why We Must Act Now To Close Opportunity Gaps -- and Why We Just Might Succeed
   Randi Weingarten