On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, EdSource and Partners for Each and Every Child hosted a webinar to examine the implications of the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act on California and the effort to ensure that every child has an equal opportunity to succeed in school.
Moderated by EdSource Executive Director Louis Freedberg, the panel consisted of:
- Linda Darling-Hammond, president and CEO, Learning Policy Institute
- Christopher Edley, chair, Partners for Each and Every Child, co-founder, The Opportunity Institute
- Rick Miller, executive director, CORE Districts
- Michelle Rodriguez, assistant superintendent, Santa Ana Unified School District
- Tom Saenz, president and general counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
- Socorro Shiels, superintendent, Santa Rosa City Schools, education director, California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (as of Feb. 1)
- Ryan Smith, executive director, The Education Trust-West
Scroll down to view video of the webinar or to download the presentation slides and 4-page background document created by Partners for Each and Every Child that provides valuable information about the history of the new federal law, how it differs from No Child Left Behind, and its implications for California.