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Communities around the world are embracing the philosophy of "open" to crowdsource knowledge and resources to fuel solutions to intractable problems. The 2017 SDP Convening will be about sharing data tools, research, ideas, and insights in order to make our own collective work better for kids. Join us from May 17 - 19, 2017 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel (606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210).

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Thursday, May 18 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Open Debate: The Obama to Trump Transition in Education Policy

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We are at a turning point in federal education policy. The recent change in administration will bring new policies, new leaders and new opportunities to us all. Join us in a spirited debate with two education thought-leaders across the aisle, Rick Hess and Carmel Martin, in evaluating the Obama administation's education impact on education and examining what's to come. Moderated by Politico writer, Caitlin Emma.

Link to session resource library: https://sites.google.com/view/sdpconvening2017/open-debate

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Caitlin Emma

Reporter, Politico
Caitlin is a reporter for POLITICO, covering federal K-12 education policy, politics and national trends. Caitlin was the regular author of POLITICO’s daily education newsletter, Morning Education, for more than two years. She’s currently following school choice policies endorsed... Read More →

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Frederick Hess

Director of Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Frederick M. Hess is a resident scholar and the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he works on K–12 and higher education issues. He is also the author of the popular Education Week blog “Rick Hess Straight Up” and has served as executive editor of Education Next since 2001... Read More →
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Carmel Martin

Executive Vice President of Policy, Center for American Progress
Carmel Martin is the Executive Vice President for Policy at American Progress. She manages policy across issue areas and is a key member of CAP’s executive team.Before joining American Progress, Martin was the assistant secretary for planning, evaluation, and policy development... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Pacific A-E Boston Renaissance Waterfront Hotel