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Authentic Assessment of Civic Readiness: the Challenges of Implementation

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

EST  | Virtual

A recent report published by the DemocracyReady NY Coalitionshows that over 80% of states currently ignore the need to assess the full extent to which students are being prepared for capable civic participation.

DemocracyReady NY is a nonpartisan, statewide, multigenerational coalition committed to preparing all students for civic participation. DemocracyReady NY is convened by the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University. Preparing young people for their civic responsibilities in a democracy is an essential role of schools in the United States. Join our panel of national
experts as we aim to stimulate discussion and action on overcoming these problems.

MODERATOR:

Michael Rebell, Founder of DemocracyReady NY, Executive Director of the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College Columbia University, and Professor of Law and Educational Practice at Teachers College, Columbia University.

PANELISTS:

David Kidd, Chief Assessment Scientist at the Democratic Knowledge Project at Harvard University

Margarita Olivera-Aguilar, Senior Researcher at the American Institutes for Research

Phyllis Tashlik, Director of the Center for Inquiry at the New York State Performance Standards Consortium

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