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Schools Making a Difference Portraits of Excellence, Engagement, and Equity
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 5:45pm to Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 8:45pm

Forum 2: How Well Are We Educating Our Students for the Globally Connected World of the 21st Century?

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Mission Theatre
1624 NW Glisan St.
5:45-6:20 – Meet and greet
6:30-8:45 – Featured film and discussion
In Two Million Minutes, filmmaker Robert Compton follows two students in each of three countries—the United States, China, and India—to learn how they spend their high school years. This film is a good companion to Tony Wagner’s book The Global Achievement Gap.
Panel discussion and dialogue with audience to follow. Panelists TBA

Events are free but space is limited: Registration for each event is required.
Contact Amy Harris at City Club of Portland amy@pdxcityclub.org or 503-228-7231 x100.

Produced by the City Club of Portland, Agora Committee
Additional information regarding this film series is available at www.pdxcityclub.org

Event cosponsors
Portland State University Graduate School of Education
Portland Public Schools
Confederation of School Administrators (COSA)
Volunteers of America - Oregon
Communities and Parents for Public Schools (CPPS)
Friends of the Children
Institute for Democratic Education in America (IDEA)
Lewis and Clark College Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Oregon School Psychologists Association
Stand for Children - Oregon
The Chalkboard Project
I have a Dream Foundation
Ethos