Askwith Forums and Debates stories
By Bobby Dorigo Jones 02/13/2017 3:00 PM EST
Explore the picture book worlds of author and illustrator, husband and wife, who create worlds for children by bridging history, heritage, culture, and curiosity at the Askwith Forum on February 16.
By Bobby Dorigo Jones 02/13/2017 9:43 AM EST
On Tuesday, February 14, the Askwith Forum gathered three experienced leaders of urban districts for a dialogue on the role of a superintendent in such dynamic systems as urban school districts and on how superintendents can spark radical change.
By News editor 12/08/2016 12:17 PM EST
The 2016 election has ushered in questions about how our schools prepare students to be good citizens. At the Askwith Forums on December 8, a panel of speakers will examine the challenges facing civics education in America. Watch live at 5 p.m.
By Bobby Dorigo Jones 12/01/2016 12:47 PM EST
By News editor 11/27/2016 4:33 PM EST
Since NCLB, schools have been required to demonstrate student learning as measured by standardized test scores. On Monday, December 5, Professor Andrew Ho will lead a discussion exploring the benefits and drawbacks of test-based accountability.
By News editor 11/02/2016 8:35 AM EDT
While a majority of kids in American public schools today are students of color, more than 80 percent of teachers are white. On Nov. 2, a panel explores how and why this imbalance persists and identifies policy levers to to help correct it.
By Bobby Dorigo Jones 10/26/2016 2:15 PM EDT