Friday, February 12, 2010

Arizona: "Opportunity Gap" Session Cancelled

February 11: UPDATE: the session on "Closing the Opportunity Gap" has been CANCELLED.

Title: Closing the Opportunity Gap: A Technology Tool for Student Achievement

Description: The Montgomery County Public Schools, the nation’s 16th largest district, utilizes its M-State© process to ensure a thorough analysis of relevant and critical data for lasting systemic change in which success is no longer predictable by race. a unique technology tool, HAPIT© (honors/ap identification tool), has increased participation in honors and advanced placement courses by identifying students who have the ability to participate in such rigorous courses. Hear about the unique strategies that MCPS has developed to support college-going success, particularly for african american and latino students, through the use of key benchmarks and assessments, including PSAT, SAT and ACT.
Presenters: Carol Blum, Director, High School Instruction and Achievement, Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD; Frank Stetson, Community Superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD
Focus Zone: Student Achievement
Room: 127A

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