Learning About Learning Speaker Series

San Mateo, CA

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Are Charter Schools More Effective than Public Schools?


For 25 years, a growing number of policy makers and practitioners have sought to improve the performance of schools, and seen their efforts met with increasing resistance across the country. Of the various programs and reforms proposed, the largest is the policy to allow Charter Schools in the U.S.


Join Edmodo at its inaugural Learning About Learning speaker series to hear Macke Raymond discuss her research on the effectiveness of Charter Schools vs. Public Schools. What are Charter Schools and how do they differ from mainstream ones? How well do they perform? What are the factors that increase or decrease the success of Charter Schools?


The Director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University, Raymond has steered the group to national prominence as a rigorous and independent source for policy and program analysis. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear an industry expert examine the current state of education reform and the realities facing schools across the country.

 


Seating is limited--register early to reserve your spot!

Lunch will also be served.


 

Entrance:

If you enter from 3rd Avenue, the ground floor of our building is small shops and a restaurant called Porterhouse. 

Parking:
There are two city parking garages available nearby. Please bring either coins or one-dollar bills with you, as the meters do not accept credit cards. The entrance to the closest parking structure is located on San Mateo Drive, between 3rd and 4th Avenue. The second structure is on 2nd Avenue at El Camino Real. 


There is also street parking on 3rd Avenue.