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Instructional Audio Materials

States' Impact on Federal Education Policy Project Conference:
New Perspectives on Research and the Historical Record

May 8-9, 2008, Washington, DC

Conference overview, proceedings, and other details

Audio fileWelcome, Opening, and Orientation (19:39)
Transcript of opening remarksPDF

  • Gordon Ambach, executive director, Council of Chief State School Officers, retired
  • Kathleen Roe, director of operations, New York State Archives

Audio fileSession 1: The Context and Changing Nature of Federalism in Education (1:00:31)
Transcript of Session 1PDF

  • Lorraine M. McDonnell, professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Carl Kaestle, professor emeritus, Department of Education, Brown University
  • Jeffrey Henig, professor, Department of Political Science and Education Politics, Teachers College, and professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
  • Kathryn McDermott, associate professor, School of Education and Center for Public Policy and Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Audio fileSession 2: The Rise of State Standards, Assessments, and Accountability (1:03:57)
Transcript of Session 2PDF

  • Marshall Smith, director, Education Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Lynn Olson, managing editor, Special Projects; executive project editor, Quality Counts and Diplomas Count, Education Week
  • Marguerite Clarke, senior education specialist, The World Bank
  • Carmen Perez-Hogan, former coordinator for the Office of Bilingual Education, New York State Education Department, retired

Audio fileSession 3: Improving Educational Opportunity: The Case of Students with Disabilities (1:04:36)
Transcript of Session 3PDF

  • Thomas Hehir, professor of practice, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Christopher Cross, chairman, Cross & Joftus
  • Sandra Covington Smith, research associate, National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
  • Margaret McLaughlin, professor of special education, University of Maryland, and associate director, Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children

Audio fileSession 4: Future Directions: Implications for Federal Policy (47:51)
Transcript of Session 4PDF

  • Margaret Goertz, professor, Education Policy; co-director of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Gordon M. Ambach, executive director, Council of Chief State School Officers, retired
  • Christopher Cross, chairman, Cross & Joftus
  • Patricia Sullivan, deputy director, Educational Issues, American Federation of Teachers

Audio fileClosing Remarks: Looking to the Future (15:49)
Transcript of closing remarksPDF

  • Gordon M. Ambach, executive director, Council of Chief State School Officers, retired
  • Kathleen Roe, director of operations, New York State Archives