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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to Discuss Education Reform and the Value of Expanded Learning Time in Turning Around Low-Performing Schools at the Citizen Schools’ Second Annual Expanded Learning Time Summit


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Event Date 1: July 13, 2012 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will discuss education reform and the value of extended learning time in helping to turn around low-performing schools during a panel discussion at the Citizen Schools’ second annual Expanded Learning Time Summit on Friday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Cambridge, Mass. The summit will bring together an estimated 200 superintendents, district leaders, principals and other educators to discuss the power and potential of expanded learning time as a key lever for school turnaround.

Earlier this year, Massachusetts received an additional $7.8 million to turn around more of its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the U.S. Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. The award provided new funding as part of $535 million included in the fiscal year 2011 budget and made available to states under the program. To date, Massachusetts has received $74.5 million since the SIG program was redesigned in 2009.


Event 1
Who : Michael Yudin, principal deputy assistant secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U. S. Department of Education
What : Panelist at Citizen Schools’ second annual Expanded Learning Time Summit
When : 6:30 p.m. ET Friday, July 13, 2012
Where : Microsoft New England Research and Development Center
One Memorial Drive, 10th Floor Commons
Cambridge, Mass.
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