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The Third Annual Conference on

“Excellence in Education ”

Sponsored by The Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy

Friday November 19, 2004 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.

(immediately following the Virginia School Boards Association meeting)

Williamsburg Marriott Hotel 50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg, VA Registration Fee: $ 15

John Gardner Former President,

Milwaukee School Board

•/ “Reinventing Public Education” – Hear from a self-described “left-wing organizer” who became president of his city’s School Board, started a school choice program – and made the public school system better for high-poverty students.

John Alford Director of Trailblazing KIPP Academy Foundation

•/ “A Charter School that Works” – Learn why The

Washington Post called the non-profit KIPP Academy “a way of teaching low-income children that actually works … producing the largest and fastest gains around the country” – and how you can bring KIPP’s program to your community

“An SES Roundtable” – loin in a discussion of NCLBs Supplemental Educational Service Provider provisions … and how to make it more effective for our kids and our schools in Virginia.

YES! I want to attend the Thomas Jefferson Institute’s third annual “Excellence in Education” conference to learn more about innovative education ideas. □ I have enclosed my registration fee of $15, payable to “The Thomas Jefferson Institute.”




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