Examining Student Achievement in Massachusetts’ Charter Schools


Monday, February 7, 2011, 7:00pm to 9:00pm


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, Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools; Marc Kenan, Executive Director of the Massachusetts’ Charter School Association; and Martin West, Assistant Professor of Education at Harvard University.  Light refreshments to be served at 6:30 P.M.