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Department Official to Serve as Panelist in Discussion on Educational Productivity


Contact:  
David Thomas, (202) 401-1579, david.thomas@ed.gov


Event Date 1: January 19, 2011 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will serve as a panelist in an event titled "The Return on Education Investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity." The event marks the release of a ground-breaking report that attempts to evaluate nearly every major school district in the country.

The event, sponsored by the Center for American Progress (CAP), will take place at the CAP January 19 in Washington, D.C. The panel discussion will include researchers who created the report as well as with other experts in the area of school productivity.

Shelton will talk about the Department's work regarding productivity and discuss the broader need for schools to do more with less.


Event 1
Who : Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton, Office of Innovation and Improvement
U.S. Department of Education
What : Panelist in release of Center for American Progress Report titled "The Return on Education Investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity."
When : Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 – 10:30 a.m.
Where : Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, N.W. (10th floor)
Washington, D.C.
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