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Book of the Month |  The 60-Year Curriculum
The 60-Year Curriculum, edited by Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty Christopher Dede and John Richards, explores models and strategies for lifelong learning in an era of profound economic disruption and reinvention. Students will need life-wide opportunities for the continuous up-skilling for lifelong employability. Join us for an interview with Chris Dede and John Richards on Tuesday, October 6th at 3pm Eastern Time

Webinar of the Month | Maximizing District Budgets to Support Student Safety and Distance Learning
In this informative presentation sponsored by Gaggle on Back to School 2020: Maximizing District Budgets to Support Student Safety and Distance Learning, industry experts Dr. Kecia Ray and Susan Gentz bring together a panel of education leaders to discuss maximizing district budgets. The panel also dives into strategies for leveraging federal funds to integrate technology and digital collaboration tools.

Podcast of the Month | Leading for Equity
AASA, The Superintendents Association has launched a 15-part webinar series on Leading for Equity for fall 2020, hosted by The series will provide school leaders with insights and best practices on K12 equity issues and strategies to address systemic inequities in order to benefit all students. The series is being released on video and podcast. Listen to the first episode with Dr. Frank Barnes, Chief Equity and Accountability Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC and Kimberly Vaught, Principal, Allenbrook Elementary School, NC.

Stat of the Month | District budget priorities are #1 mobile hotspots and #2 professional development
School and district budgets are being remixed to accommodate changes in learning formats for the new school year. In a new report from Project Tomorrow and Blackboard, 84% of district administrators said buying mobile hotspots for students is the #1 budget priority. 73% of district administrators also said that the #2 priority is spending more on professional development for teachers.

New! Policy Update
Jon Bernstein, Bernstein Strategy Group

ASU+GSV 2020 Virtual Summit
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 7 & 8, 2020
The ASU+GSV Summit is going free and virtual with a star-studded roster that includes General Colin Powell, Malcolm Gladwell, Bill Nye, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham, Diane Greene, and many more!
Free and open for all to join.

Attend the Pre-Show Webinar
Sept. 18th at 12 - 1pm Eastern Time
News, Reports, and Resources
AASA, The School Superintendents Association

American Consortium for Equity in Education

Black Learners Matter


DeBakey International

IESD and MCH Strategic Data

MCH Strategic Data

The National Coalition for Technology in Education & Training (NCTET)

Project Tomorrow and Blackboard

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