Taking Action: Navigating the Common Core State Standards and Assessments

 

Presentations & Videos

 

Introductory Remarks: A Prime Opportunity for Improving Student Achievement and Closing Gaps Video Presentation
Michael Nettles, Senior Vice President, Policy Evaluation and Research Center, Educational Testing Service view video  
T. Beth Glenn, National Education Director, NAACP view video  

 

Panel Discussion: What Will the Common Core State Assessments Accomplish? Will the Same Winners Win and Losers Lose?

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Moderator: Patricia Stokes, President and CEO, Urban League of Middle Tennessee

Joe Willhoft, Executive Director, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Doug Sovde, Director of PARCC Content and Instructional Supports, Achieve

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Keynote Address: It's Time to Fix This

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George Pruitt, President, Thomas Edison State College

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Discussion: Perspectives on Implementation of Common Core State Standards: How It Can Be Done, What to Watch Out For

Video Presentation

Introduction by: Melvin Johnson, Professor of Economics, Tennessee State University

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Robert Moses, President and Founder, The Algebra Project

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Closing Remarks: The Common Standards and Intellective Character/Competence

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Melvin Johnson, Professor of Economics, Tennessee State University