2017 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

March 27-29, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Summit attendees will come from across the education field, from kindergarten to higher education, practitioners to policymakers, funders to researchers, and many others. See the list of organizations that sent representatives to the 2016 Summit.

Our education institutions confront increasing pressure to educate all students towards much higher educational goals than ever before. This is driven by demands for a more engaged citizenry, for higher levels of knowledge and workforce skills, increased global educational and economic competition, and the need to prepare for the rapid societal changes brought about by technology.

These expectations exist in an environment of limited resources and the challenges of engaging more and diverse students. Absent a more responsive, agile approach to research and development, our educational achievements will never meet our aspirations. We need to accelerate how the education field learns to improve.

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