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Education Recovery and Reinvestment Center
Learning Point Associates EventsREL Midwest is conducting a series of events designed to help ensure that research from the Institute of Education Sciences gets to the field. These events offer opportunities for practitioners and policymakers to deepen their understanding of evidence-based research. Significant examples of the events offered are Understanding Formative Assessment and Utilizing It to Improve Classroom Instruction; Increasing Access to Higher Education; Calculating the Ability of Within-School Teacher Supply to Meet the Demands of New Requirements; Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools; Educator Compensation: Performance Pay, Pensions, and Promising Practices; and Successful Strategies for Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for English Language Learners. Check here often for information about REL Midwest upcoming events, newly posted registration links, and archived resources from previous ones.
Other Organizations' Events
These webcasts may not all discuss suitable uses of stimulus funds, but we share them because participation can provide additional insight into these complex topics.
U.S. Department of Education ARRA Technical Assistance Webinars
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) will be conducting a series of Web conferences designed to assist ED grantees and subgrantees in managing grants awarded under ARRA. The goal of these Web conferences is to provide information and enhance communication as we all work together to allocate Recovery Act funds effectively to achieve the goals of saving and creating jobs, ensuring transparency and accountability, making thoughtful investments in our future, and improving student achievement through school improvement and reform.
- Every other Monday beginning Monday, August 10, 2:00–3:30pm Eastern time. The August 10 Web conference will be presented by the ED Risk Management Service (RMS), and the topic will be Education Department Guidance and Suggestions for Completing the Recovery Act Section 1512 Quarterly Reports.