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Raising Student Achievement Through the Equitable Distribution of Teachers



Pre-Webcast Presentations

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Marguerite Roza
Photo of Marguerite Roza.Marguerite Roza, Ph.D., serves as a research assistant professor at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. Dr. Roza's research focuses on quantitative policy analysis, particularly in the area of education finance. Recent research has documented inequities and inefficiencies in spending across schools within school districts caused by staffing patterns and other factors. This work has been published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, the Brookings Institution, the Phi Delta Kappan, and the Peabody Journal of Education. Dr. Roza earned a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Washington. Prior to that, she served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, teaching thermodynamics at the Naval Nuclear Power School. She has a bachelor's degree from Duke University and has studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Amsterdam.

 

 

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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