"Somebody in the school, usually the school counselor, finds out what's behind the scenes," says Mary Walsh, executive director of City Connects and the Daniel Kearns Professor of Urban Education and Innovative Leadership at the Lynch School of Education
at Boston College.
Staff wanted to engage in more data-driven decision making and reached out to Boston College's Lynch School of Education
to learn about City Connects.
This year's keynote speakers are Professor Andy Hargreaves, Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education
and professor in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, and Dr Simon Breakspear, founder and CEO of LearnLabs, a global learning research and design agency.
Ms Healey formulated her plan with input from researchers and advocates, including Nancy Ryan, retired executive director of the City of Cambridge's Women's Commission and co-creator of the Cambridge Domestic Violence-Free Zone Initiative; Lisa Goodman, a researcher on intimate partner violence and professor of psychology at Boston College's Lynch School of Education
and Ann Fleck-Henderson, a former professor at the Simmons College School of Social Work.
Marilyn Cochran-Smith is the Cawthorne professor of teacher education and director of the Doctoral Program in Curriculum and Instruction at the Lynch School of Education
, Boston College.
Building upon the arguments presented in their previous book, The Fourth Way: The Inspiring Future for Educational Change, the authors (both of the Lynch School of Education
at Boston College) continue to promote their "fourth way" model of educational change.
Andy Hargreaves, Thomas More Brennan Chair, Lynch School of Education
, Boston College, USA, Dr Thomas Christie, Director, AKU Examination Board, Professor Chandra Gunawardena, Commonwealth of Learning (COL)-UNESCO Chair in Distance Education, Open University of Sri Lanka.
Miller is a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction at the Lynch School of Education
at Boston College.
Joseph O'Keefe, a professor at Boston College's Lynch School of Education
and a leading scholar on urban schools, described U.S.
[in which] all educators [are] responsible for challenging inequities in the social order and working with others to establish a more just society" (Lynch School of Education
at Boston College, as cited in Cochran-Smith et al., 2009, p.
The report is from the Technology and Assessment Study Collaborative, a unit of BC's Lynch School of Education
and its Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Educational Policy (CSTEEP).