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Saturday, September 24 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Different is Better: Innovations in Public Education

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avatar for Alex Cranberg

Alex Cranberg

Cranberg is the chairman of Aspect Holdings, a Denver-based private energy investment and exploration company, and founded the Alliance for Choice in Education, which provides scholarships for private and parochial schooling for children from low-income families. In February, Gov. Rick Perry appointed him to the University of Texas System Board of Regents.
avatar for Steven Farr

Steven Farr

Farr is the chief knowledge officer for Teach for America, where he has been a staff member since 2001. A University of Texas graduate, Farr authored Teaching as Leadership: The Highly Effective Teacher's Guide to Closing the Achievement Gap. As a Teach for America corps member in 1993, he taught high school English and English as a Second Language for two years in the Rio Grande Valley.
avatar for Mike Feinberg

Mike Feinberg

Feinberg co-founded the Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, a national network of public charter schools, in 1984. A former Teach for America corps member in Houston, where he taught fifth-grade bilingual education, he currently serves as superintendent of the city's 20 KIPP schools.
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Jeanne Goka

Goka is the current and first principal of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, which opened in Austin in 2007. She previously directed the Austin Independent School District's Kealing Middle School Magnet Program for Advanced Academics. She began her career in education at Cullen Junior High, an urban school in the Houston Independent School District.


Saturday September 24, 2011 11:30am - 12:30pm
Student Activities Center Auditorium 2201 Speedway Austin Texas

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