WRAG’s 2017 public education learning series kicks off with a broad overview of the state of public education in the region, with a special focus on the District of Columbia, Prince George’s County, MD, and Fairfax County, VA.
Public Education 2017
At this session, we will explore how mental health impacts academic performance and how young people’s mental health needs can be most effectively met in school settings.
Over the past 20 years, billions of dollars have been spent on reforms like raising teacher quality and promoting school choice, with little to show for it in terms of large-scale improvement. One reason is that we haven’t paid enough attention to what is being taught.
In the final program in WRAG's 2017 public education learning series, we will explore what it takes to ensure that all young people graduate on-time from high school, fully prepared with the skills they need for college or employment.