UnCommon Core | The Ambitious Elementary School: Conception, Design, and Implications for Educational Equality

06/02/2017 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
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Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St.

Stephen Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology, the College, and Harris Public Policy; Chair, Committee on Education
 

Lisa Rosen, Executive Director, UChicago Science of Learning Center; Research Program Director, Successful Pathways from School to Work
 

Following the recent release of their book written with Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick, AM’05, PhD’07, Stephen Raudenbush and Lisa Rosen discuss what can happen when schools are reenvisioned from the ground up. Is it possible to design elementary education so that each student receives tailored instruction? Can we eliminate educational inequality? Drawing from an in-depth study of real schools, the authors propose a revolutionary, effective, and very possible approach to elementary education that stands to transform how our students learn and ultimately succeed.

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