Past Events

  • 2012 Sep 13

    CEPR Faculty Director Thomas Kane on Panel at The New York Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    New York, NY

    The New York Times hosted the second annual Schools for Tomorrow Conference with a focus on "Building a Better Teacher." Four hundred educators, government officials, pilanthropists, and investors participated in workshops and debates to explore ways government, the private sector, and parents can create and support the best teachers possible. CEPR Faculty Director Thomas Kane discussed  teacher evaluation and measurement along with fellow panelists ...

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  • 2012 Aug 06

    Summer Institute for Leadership in Analytics

    Mon Aug 6 (All day) to Wed Aug 8 (All day)

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Education | Cambridge, MA

    The Strategic Data Project (SDP) hosted its first Summer Institute for Leadership in Analytics in August 2012. The institute is designed to be for for any education analyst, not already part of the SDP program, interested in analyzing student achievement data to understand students’ progress through high school and into college.  Participants need not be an expert in statistical programming, though a basic understanding is recommended (e.g., Stata, SAS, R, SPSS).  The institute sought out analysts passionate about changing the culture of data use in education who are ready to take their statistical skills to the next level!... Read more about Summer Institute for Leadership in Analytics

  • 2012 Apr 23

    Beyond the Numbers: The Power of Analytic Leaders

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Boston, MA

    Two hundred education leaders from across the country gathered in Boston, MA to attend the 2nd annual Strategic Data Project (SDP) Spring Convening, Beyond the Numbers: The Power of Analytic Leaders. Participants engaged in discussions about improving the use of data and analysis in their respective partner agencies, and partook in a rich set of sessions focused on college-going success and the human capital pipeline. Speakers included Amy Briggs, Chief Operating Officer at Student Achievement Partners; John Friedman, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kenned School; and...

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  • 2011 Feb 07

    Examining Student Achievement in Massachusetts’ Charter Schools

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Askwith Hall, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education

    On February 7 at 7:00 P.M., Moderator Edward Gleaser hosted an evening of discussion around the CEPR’s new study Student Achievement in Massachusetts’ Charter Schools in Askwith Hall.  Speakers will include Joshua Angrist, co-author and Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Jon Fullerton, Executive Director of the Center for Education Policy Research.  Panelists consist of Andrea DeAngelo, Founding High School Principal from KIPP Academy Lynn; Alan Ingram,...

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