Welcome and Introductions
Jack Buckley, Commissioner, National Center for Education Statistics
Online Race to the Top Assessments: The Successes, the Challenges, and the Promise
Joanne Weiss, Chief of Staff to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Joanne Weiss, Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will provide remarks, followed by Q&A, on the online Race to the Top Assessments being developed by two multi-state consortia under grants from the U.S. Department of Education. She will provide an overview of the progress being made, the challenges that lie ahead, and some promising solutions that are beginning to emerge.
Renée Rowland, NCES STATS-DC/MIS Conference Manager
National Center for Education Statistics