How to Meet the Governor’s Historic Challenge
John C. Reid, the state’s assistant secretary for education under Gov. Eliot Spitzer, offers welcoming remarks to those gathered at the Empire Center education forum (© Dave Feiden).
A panel of state and national education experts gathered at the state Capitol in Albany March 8 to examine and debate Gov. Spitzer’s historic education reform plan, which aims to hold New York schools more accountable than ever before. This page features a link to a slide presentation by one of the featured speakers and streaming audio of the event.
A transcript of the forum’s first part, featuring welcoming remarks and presentations, can be found
here. A transcript of the forum’s panel discussion can be found here.
John C. Reid Assistant Secretary for Education State of New York, Executive Chamber (Governor’s Office) AUDIO: [ MP3 DOWNLOAD]
MAKING NEW YORK’S SCHOOLS MORE ACCOUNTABLE
Thomas W. Carroll President, Foundation for Education Reform & Accountability AUDIO: [ MP3 DOWNLOAD] REPORT: GRADING EDUCATION: Making New York’s Schools More Accountable
ACCOUNTABILITY LESSONS-WHAT WORKS-AND WHAT DOES NOT
Paul E. Peterson, a nationally renowned education expert from Harvard University and director of its Program on Educational Policy and Governance at the Kennedy School of Government, speaks on what does-and doesn’t-work when trying to increase school accountability (© Dave Feiden).
Paul E. Peterson Director, Program on Educational Policy and Governance Kennedy School of Government AUDIO: [ MP3 DOWNLOAD] SLIDE PRESENTATION: [ VIEW]
DEFINING THE ‘NEW PARADIGM’ FOR ACCOUNTABILITY
AUDIO: [ MP3 DOWNLOAD]
David F. Shaffer President, Public Policy Institute of New York State
Carl Hayden Chancellor Emeritus New York State Board of Regents
Richard C. Iannuzzi President, New York State United Teachers
Sol Stern, a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and contributing editor to City Journal, offers his thoughts on boosting school accountability during a panel discussion examining Gov. Spitzer’s education-reform plan (© Dave Feiden).
Timothy G. Kremer Executive Director, New York State School Boards Association
Thomas L. Rogers Executive Director, New York State Council of School Superintendents.
Sol Stern Contributing Editor, City Journal and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute
AUDIO: [ MP3 DOWNLOAD]
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