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The Horizon: Events and Virtual Events in the Education Sector

FutureEd is partnering with Fritzwire to share upcoming events and event cancellations in the education policy world.  If you would like to add listings, contact FutureEd at info@future-ed.org or Fritzwire at fritz@publicprivateaction.com         

January 19

WEBINAR: Financial Turmoil and Public Education: Impacts of Enrollment Shifts and Learning Loss: Georgetown University's Edunomics Lab is hosting a 30-minute webinar where Marguerite Roza will share the latest financial updates and what they mean for state and district leaders in the coming months.
1:00-1:30 pm est
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WEBINAR: Homeroom with Education Leaders: Supporting Housing and Food Insecure Students During the Pandemic: Hosted by the Hunt Institute, this session will host leaders in education, housing, and health sectors who will discuss how to support students struggling with housing and food security during the pandemic.
3:00 pm est
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January 21

WEBINAR: Incorporating SEL, Climate, & Culture Into School Improvement and Accountability in 2021: Ed Week and Panorama Education are hosting a virtual event on how education leaders are rethinking school performance to incorporate social-emotional learning, climate, and culture.
2:00 pm est
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WEBINAR: Acceleration vs. Remediation: Research-Driven Strategies to Address Learning Loss: NASBE is hosting a group of experts who will (1) highlight tools to help teachers and schools identify student learning gaps and accelerate individualized learning (2) present evidence on effective catch-up learning strategies (3) discuss high-dosage tutoring at scale.
3:00-4:00 pm est
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WEBINAR: Comprehensive Approaches to Student Success (CASS): A National Policy Proposal: TICAS is hosting a session to unveil a new $1 billion proposal to send formula grants to states for scaling comprehensive student success initiatives, and ultimately double the number of first generation, low-income, Black, Indigenous, and Latino students who graduate from college.
3:00 pm est
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January 22

WEBINAR: Governing Principals: Engaging Historically-Underserved Students Through Career and Technical Education: The Hunt institute is hosting a session to explore how career and technical education programs can engage students who would otherwise be at-risk of dropping out, while also preparing a strong workforce.
1:00 pm est
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January 24-30

National School Choice Week
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January 25

WEBINAR: How Should Schools Spend Federal COVID-19 Aid?: AEI is hosting a discussion on how schools can spend their COVID funds effectively when reopening schools, improving remote learning, and helping students get back on track.
4:00-5:00 pm est
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WEBINAR: Strike for the Common Good: Fighting for the Future of Public Education: The Shanker Institute will discuss Strike for the Common Good, which gathers original essays written by teachers involved in strikes nationwide, students and parents who have supported them, and outside analysts.
5:00 pm est
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January 26

WEBINAR: Postsecondary Pathways: Supporting Adult Learners During a Pandemic: Hosted by the Hunt Institute, this sessions' speakers will discuss the challenges faced by adult learners as they seek to re-engage with higher education.
2:00 pm est
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January 27

WEBINAR: Public Viewpoint, The Road Ahead for Community Colleges: Examining Enrollment, Completion, Purpose, and Value: Hosted by Strada Education Network's Center for Education Consumer Insight, this session will host researchers and guest panelists who will discuss the key findings and themes from Strada's research and the implications for community colleges.
2:00 pm-3:00 est
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January 27-28

SUMMIT: COVID, Climate, Children, and Schools: Healthy Schools is hosting a two-day national summit focused on COVID, climate, children, and schools.
2:00-5:00 pm est each day
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February 3

WEBINAR: Early Intervention Strategies: Monitoring and Identifying Students in Need of Support during Distance Learning: The second session in Attendance Works' professional learning series for school leaders and staff, this webinar will focus on early intervention strategies.
12:00-1:30 pm est
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February 24

WEBINAR: Partnerships that Make a Difference: Coordinated Systems Strategies: The final session in Attendance Works' professional learning series for school leaders and staff, this webinar will focus on partnerships.
12:00-1:30 pm est
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April 24-25

CONFERENCE: Network for Public Education Action 2021 Conference: Hosted in Philadelphia, PA, the keynote speakers for this event will include Diane Ravitch, Nikhil Goyal, Noliwe Rooks, and more.
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June 1-4

HYBRID CONFERENCE: National Family and Community Engagement Conference: The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) will host a hybrod convening to highlight the great work being done by the School District of Philadelphia.
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October 25

CONFERENCE: 2021 Aurora Institute Symposium: Hosted in Palm Springs, CA, the annual conference includes more than 200 thought-provoking sessions, engaging workshops, and inspiring keynote addresses. Attendees collaborate with leading innovators, industry experts, education leaders, practitioners, policymakers, and researchers working together to drive systems change, address challenges, and explore next-generation learning
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