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Fifteen Million Children in Poverty: Education Entrepreneurship and America’s Most Urgent Challenge
The NewSchools-Aspen Institute Summit is an invitation-only event featuring top practitioners and thinkers working to transform education in underserved communities. Summit 2012 will begin with evening festivities on May 1, 2012 and continue through the day on May 2.
Big Data: Will It Change Everything?
“Big Data” is the hot topic in the worlds of high-tech and business, and a major force in our daily lives – “a new class of economic asset, like currency or gold,” according to the New York Times. Education data lags, which non-comparable grades and once-a-year standardized tests. But massive growth of digital data in education is coming. What will it mean, and how can we leverage it for the benefit of low-income students?
Jose Ferreira, Knewton
DJ Patil, Greylock Partners
John Behrens, Pearson
Karen Cator, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
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