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Dear Educational Leader

In One Size Fits Few I devoted a chapter to exposing Education Week's role in promoting the work of Standardistos.

Their work continues.

Dear Educational Leader:

We have a great lineup of education leaders who will be key participants at the first set of Education Week Leadership Forums:

Powering Through the Recession: Strategies to Help District Leaders Keep Student Achievement on Track Powering Through The Recession: Strategies to Help District Leaders Keep Student Achievement on Track

We would like to count you among this excellent group of thought-leaders, which includes:

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Joel I. Klein , Chancellor, New York City Department of Education (Jersey City, May 11)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Ramon C. Cortines , Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District (Newport Beach, May 15)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Arlene Ackerman , Superintendent, School District of Philadelphia (Jersey City, May 11)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Carlos Garcia , Superintendent, San Francisco Unified School District (Newport Beach, May 15)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Paul G. Vallas , Superintendent, Louisiana Recovery School District (Jersey City, May 11)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Maria L. Goodloe-Johnson , Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools (Newport Beach, May 15)

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Clifford B. Janey, Superintendent, Newark Public Schools (Jersey City, May 11)

Reserve your spot at the table now for the biggest savings.

Powering Through the Recession: Strategies to Help District Leaders Keep Student Achievement on Track is designed to return you to your district with real hands-on strategies and a network of contacts to help you tackle your toughest problems. Just a few of the sessions planned for you:

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Protecting Your Human Capital: Minimizing layoff impacts and maximizing staff efficiency

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Leveraging the Stimulus: How to turn one-time federal stimulus dollars into lasting benefits

ΓΆ€ΒΆ The Fierce Urgency of Recession: Deciding how and what to cut

ΓΆ€ΒΆ Tapping Fresh Wells: Identifying and establishing enduring streams of outside funding

Click hereto see the intense agenda that is planned for your day.

Choose the date and location that work best for you, and reserve your seat at the table now to get early bird savings of $100!
May 11, 2009 ΓΆ€ΒΆ Hyatt Regency ΓΆ€ΒΆ Jersey City, New Jersey
May 15, 2009 ΓΆ€ΒΆ Marriott Newport Beach ΓΆ€ΒΆ Newport Beach, California

If you are unable to attend, please pass the word along to a colleague. This event is not to be missed! I hope to see you there.

Virginia B. Edwards
Editor and Publisher, Education Week

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Early Bird Registration (available until April 10, 2009) ($295.00)

Regular Registration (available until May 7, 2009) ($395.00)

On-Site Registration ($495.00)

Education Marketers or Suppliers (Attendance Limited) ($995.00)

— Virginia B. Edwards
Education Week


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