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The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series
K-12 Accountability from the Local Perspective

Date: January 23, 2013
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (registration 11:45 a.m.)
Location: CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA

The state has taken several actions to improve its K–12 accountability program, and more changes are likely when Congress reauthorizes the federal education act. What changes are ahead? And what would parents, educators, and administrators like to see? PPIC research associate Paul Warren will provide an overview of accountability, to be followed by a panel discussion on what works and what doesn’t from the local perspective.


11:45 a.m. Registration begins

12:05 p.m. Welcome

David Lesher, director of government affairs, PPIC

12:10 p.m. Presentation
Paul Warren, research associate, PPIC

12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Merrill Vargo, executive director, Pivot Learning Partners

Crystal Brown, president, Educate our State

Susanna Cooper, principal education consultant, Office of Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg

Kimberly Lawrence, president, Moreland Teachers Association

Jonathan Raymond, superintendent, Sacramento City Unified School District

1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A

Event Video

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series is intended to inform decisionmakers and facilitate constructive discussion about the major social, economic, and political issues facing California. The series is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.