The 2012 Legislative Training Conference

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"Empowering Magnet Schools Through National Awareness"

(February 12 - 15, 2012)
(Sponsored by NOVA Southeastern University, National Institute for Educational Options)

Conference Presentations

The Legal Ramifications of the DOE/DOJ Guidance on Promoting School Diversity and Reducing Minority Group Isolation (Live Webinar)
*Co-sponsored by American Education Solutions, Inc., Croton on Hudson, NY Maree Sneed, Partner, Hogan Lovells, LLP

MSA Legislative Update
John Laughner, Legislative and Communications Manager, Magnet Schools of America

The President's Budget and the Outlook for Federal Education Funding
Joel Packer, Executive Director, Committee for Education Funding

Survey Research Study: Magnet Schools and the Impact of MSAP
Dr. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, UCLA Civil Rights Project

Today's Promise, Tomorrow's Future: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Hispanics in Urban Schools
Candace Simon, Research Manager, Council of the Great City Schools

The Common Core Standards: Moving Beyond Awareness to Classroom Implementation and Assessment
Margaret Reed Millar, Senior Associate, Council of Chief State School Officers(CCSSO)

Innovative & Diverse Strategies To Increase Family Engagement
Sherri Wilson, Senior Manager of Family Engagement, National PTA