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Education Reform in Newark: Lessons in Philanthropy

Education Reform in Newark: Lessons in Philanthropy

When: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 -
8:45am to 11:00am EST
Where: 
Philanthropy New York, 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC
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The session will examine the impact of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to transform Newark's public schools. Our focus – what lessons can be drawn about how philanthropy can play a positive role in education reform at the local level? The panel will feature local funders and education practitioners along with Dale Russakoff, the author of The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?

Our complete line-up of panelists include:
Kimberly Baxter McLain, President and CEO, Foundation for Newark's Future
Joanna Belcher, Chief Academic Officer, KIPP-New Jersey
Irene Cooper-Basch, Executive Officer, Victoria Foundation
Thais Marques, Community Organizer, New Jersey Communities United
Dale Russakoff, Author of The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?
Dominique D. Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, BRICK Academy
Tynesha McHarris (Moderator), Senior Consultant, NoVo Foundation

Cost for Members: Free.  Philanthropy New York will waive the registration fee for CNJG members.
Cost for Non Members: $150

To Register: Email [email protected] with your contact information and indicate you were invited by CNJG (registration fee will be waived for CNJG guests).

This event is being hosted by Philanthropy New York.

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