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Raising Student Achievement Through the Equitable Distribution of Teachers

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 2-3 p.m. EST

On Thursday, March 30, 2006, at 2 p.m. EST, the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality (NCCTQ) hosted a live, interactive webcast that explored the topic of teacher distribution.

A recording of the live Webcast is available for viewing. Enter replay number 1494135252 to view the webcast.

You also can view the slide presentations used by the presenters during the webcast. The post-webcast discussion forum is now closed, but you can read the posted discussions.

M. René Islas, Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education

Linda Murray, Ph.D., Superintendent in Residence,
The Education Trust–West

Deborah Hirsh, Chief Human Resources Officer,
Los Angeles Unified School District

Moderated by
John Luczak, Ph.D., Education Program Officer,
The Joyce Foundation

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Webcast Schedule of Events:

Pre-Webcast Presentations—March 27, 2006
In preparation for the live, interactive Webcast, participants are invited to view online presentations that outline the issues or problems relating to equitable distribution of teachers. Presentations from three experts will be available, representing research, policy, and practice perspectives, beginning March 27, 2006.

Live Webcast—March 30, 2006
On March 30, beginning at 2 p.m. EST, three experts will explore promising solutions to the challenges associated with the equitable distribution of teachers. As with the pre-Webcast presentations, the experts will represent research, policy, and practice perspectives.

Online Discussion Forum—March 30-31, 2006
Immediately following the Webcast, participants will be able to log into an online discussion forum to dialogue with the panelists and other participants on this topic. The online discussion forum will be active until 5:00 EST on March 31, 2006.

Funding provided by the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Views and opinions expressed by participants of the Webcast or in the accompanying readings are not to be interpreted as the views of the funding agency or its partner organizations.



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