On February 8th, the Donnell-Kay Foundation welcomed Andy Smarick for a fascinating conversation about re-envisioning the urban school system. Smarick’s powerpoint is now available, as well as a podcast of his talk, and blog on the topic. You can also check out the highlights from our Hot Lunch live tweet #DKhotlunch. Smarick's book is available for purchase on Amazon.com. Click "read more" for links.
On January 18th, 2013, The Donnell-Kay Foundation welcomed 2Revolutions' Adam Rubin for a presentation entitled "Designing the Future of Learning." The power point presentation is now available. Check out Ed News Colorado for a podcast of the presentation, and the 2Revolutions blog post, "Here Comes the Future."
Marlene Seltzer and Lili Allen of Jobs for the Future presented on "Fixing the Leaks in the Pipeline: Building Early College Pathways to Post-Secondary Credentials for All." View the powerpoint presentation and listen to the
David Draine, Senior Researcher at Pew Center on the States, and Josh B. McGee, Vice President for Public Accountability Initiatives at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, presented "Affordable, Sustainable and Secure: Fixing retirement savings systems for future generations" at our October Hot Lunch.
Dennis Parker and Cathy Lund joined DK for our first Hot Lunch of the 2012-2013 season.
DK recently announced its 2012-2013 Hot Lunch schedule, and now we’re revealing speakers for 2013. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for regular updates. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles will be DK’s Hot Lunch speaker in April. This is Miles’ first year in Texas after six years as superintendent for Harrison School District in Colorado Springs.
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Peg Hoey, president of Kunskapsskolan USA, spoke to the Hot Lunch crowd about her schools' unique, personalized and global approach to education.
Fordham Executive Vice President Mike Petrilli spoke to a full house at the Hotel Monaco today. It was perfect timing for a visit from a Washington policy expert, given the US Department of Education’s ESEA waivers that states like Colorado received yesterday.