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Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 16, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Charter Rules + Modernizing CTE + Political Urgency | Week 114

The New Reality Roundup | Charter Rules + Modernizing CTE + Political Urgency | Week 114 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It’s week 114 of our new reality and while local leaders are working late into the night i…
Jonathan Nikkila · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 5:08 PM

Register for the “Top 10 Simple Tactics to Impact Elections” Webinar

Register for the “Top 10 Simple Tactics to Impact Elections” Webinar Are you part of an advocacy organization or involved with a group of concerned citizens who are trying to make a difference related to a cause? View this email in your browser …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Big wins in TN, GA, HI + Khan World School | Week 112

The New Reality Roundup | Big wins in TN, GA, HI + Khan World School | Week 112 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It’s week 112 of our new reality. “Public school enrollment dropped more sharply in school distric…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
April 21, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Announcing the 2022 National Voices Fellows

Announcing the 2022 National Voices Fellows New leaders for a new education system Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Today we’re announcing the 2022 cohort of 50CAN’s National Voices Fellowship. …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 18, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Attendance Crisis + NC Scholarships | Week 110

The New Reality Roundup | The Attendance Crisis + NC Scholarships | Week 110 View this email in your browser Dear John, It's week 110 of our new reality. “Every weekday morning, Sharde Mercier drives her daughters, Aleeah,…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 4, 2022 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Kids Need a Great Summer + The Problems with Federal Dollars | Week 108

The New Reality Roundup | Kids Need a Great Summer + The Problems with Federal Dollars | Week 108 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 108 of our new reality. For many students across the country, there ar…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Two Years In | Week 106

The New Reality Roundup | Two Years In | Week 106 View this email in your browser Dear John, We are now in the first week of year three of our new reality.  Over the past two years, we’ve used this newsletter to spotlight …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 7, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Supporting Atnre and his Family + Legislative Updates | Week 104

The New Reality Roundup | Supporting Atnre and his Family + Legislative Updates | Week 104 View this email in your browser Dear John, “A thundering boom rocked Tatiana Poladko’s home near Kyiv as she slept a week ago. Terri…
Michele Mason · [email protected]
March 3, 2022 at 3:07 PM

50CAN's New Strategic Plan

50CAN's New Strategic Plan A new plan for new challenges and opportunities View this email in your browser Dear John, In 2017, 50CAN undertook the development of a new strategic plan that laid out a framework for change focused on recr…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 22, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 180 Days + Speaking Out for Kids | Week 102

The New Reality Roundup | 180 Days + Speaking Out for Kids | Week 102 View this email in your browser Dear John, Last week San Francisco residents “overwhelmingly voted to oust the only three board members eligible for reca…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 7, 2022 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 100 Weeks In... + Special Needs + The School to Prison Pipeline | Week 100

The New Reality Roundup | 100 Weeks In... + Special Needs + The School to Prison Pipeline | Week 100 View this email in your browser Dear John, 100 weeks ago, Tom Hanks and NBA basketball player Rudy Gobert revealed they we…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
February 3, 2022 at 2:51 PM

Applications for the 2022 National Voices Fellowship are open!

Applications for the 2022 National Voices Fellowship are open! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, In 2019, in response to both the country’s increasing political tensions and the deterioration of th…
Michael Phillips and Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 2:40 PM

Building the Future of American Education: Our 2021 Annual Report

Building the Future of American Education: Our 2021 Annual Report View this email in your browser Dear John, In 2021, in the midst of unprecedented challenges for students and their families, 50CAN charted a course toward the future of A…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 7:58 PM

50CAN's 2022 Policy Goals: Believe in a Better Future

50CAN's 2022 Policy Goals: Believe in a Better Future View this email in your browser Dear John, If you read the news you’ve seen the same reports that I have: dramatic learning losses that risk setting back an entire generation, abrupt …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 24, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Effective Tutoring + NMEducation.org | Week 98

The New Reality Roundup | Effective Tutoring + NMEducation.org | Week 98 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 98 of our New Reality Roundup and in the ebb and flow between disruption and recovery, it looks …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 10, 2022 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Open the Schools. Again. | Week 96

The New Reality Roundup | Open the Schools. Again. | Week 96 View this email in your browser Dear John, “American children are starting 2022 in crisis,” writes David Leonhardt in The New York Times. His clear-eyed recitatio…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 22, 2021 at 2:59 PM

Happy Holidays from 50CAN

Happy Holidays from 50CAN Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, On behalf of all of us at 50CAN, I want to extend our best wishes to you and your family this holiday season. The challenges we confront…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | 2021 Year in Review: Optimism and Candor | Week 93

The New Reality Roundup | 2021 Year in Review: Optimism and Candor | Week 93 View this email in your browser Dear John, This month will mark the end of 50CAN’s 10th year.  Two of the core values we established in those ear…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 13, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Dear Ari - Love, Dad | Week 92

The New Reality Roundup | Dear Ari - Love, Dad | Week 92 Inspiration from Hawaii View this email in your browser Dear John, Last week, 100 of the 50CAN network's staff members, supporters and partners gathered in Honolulu to celebrate a…
Marc, Michele and Derrell · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 2:59 PM

What We're Thankful For | The New Reality Roundup | Week 90

What We're Thankful For | The New Reality Roundup | Week 90 A video message from the 50CAN family Dear John, It's week 90 of our new reality and we hope that you're spending today with loved ones, reflecting on everything we have to be thankful for despite…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
November 22, 2021 at 5:52 PM

Four important wins in the Tar Heel State

Four important wins in the Tar Heel State Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, This is a year when our kids have needed us to step up for them like never before. So I want …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 15, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | In The Wake of the Elections | Week 88

The New Reality Roundup | In The Wake of the Elections | Week 88 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 88 of our new reality and while nearly two weeks have passed since the election results in Virginia, Ne…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 1, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Virginia Election + Dropping Enrollment & Rising Violence | Week 86

The New Reality Roundup | The Virginia Election + Dropping Enrollment & Rising Violence | Week 86 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 86 of our new reality and tomorrow voters will be making their voic…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | NAEP and Shortages | Week 84

The New Reality Roundup | NAEP and Shortages | Week 84 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 84 of our new reality and we finally have clear data on how students were doing on the eve of the pandemic. The re…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 2:53 PM

Whoops! Our email this morning was inadvertent.

Whoops! Our email this morning was inadvertent. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser John, We accidentally included you on an email this morning about a book club and excursions…
Marc Porter Magee and David Miyashiro · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Reminder: Select your Hawaii Summit Excursions!

Reminder: Select your Hawaii Summit Excursions! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John,  The 10th Anniversary 50CAN Summit in Hawai’i is just two months away and we couldn't be more excited to have y…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | CTE and Quarantines | Week 82

The New Reality Roundup | CTE and Quarantines | Week 82 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 82 of our new reality and over a year and a half since school buildings initially shuttered. While nationally the…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Transparency | Week 80

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Transparency | Week 80 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 80 of our new reality. While some districts across the country have released detailed spending plans an…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Circumventing School Disruption and The Power of Great Teaching | Week 78

The New Reality Roundup | Circumventing School Disruption and The Power of Great Teaching | Week 78 View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 78 of our new reality and across the country school leaders find the…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | The Kids Are Not Alright + NPU's Keri Rodrigues | Week 76

The New Reality Roundup | The Kids Are Not Alright + NPU's Keri Rodrigues | Week 76 An urgent call to refocus on student needs. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 76 of our new reality and in many school…
Marc Porter Magee and Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 2:59 PM

The new 50CAN leadership team

The new 50CAN leadership team Welcome home, Michele. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John,   Earlier this summer, we shared the news that Derrell Bradford was stepping into the role of 50CAN president…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Meredith Olson's VELA Fund | An Environment of Uncertainty | Week 74

The New Reality Roundup | Meredith Olson's VELA Fund | An Environment of Uncertainty | Week 74 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 74 of our new reality and in many parts of the country, the third school y…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
August 5, 2021 at 11:29 AM

A summer of meaningful victories

A summer of meaningful victories Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Last time I wrote to you at the start of summer, it was to announce the launch of our national Believe in Better policy f…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 7:11 PM

We've moved!

We've moved! A change of address for our national office. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, I wanted to let you know that the address for 50CAN's National Headquarters will be changing on Monday,…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 72

The New Reality Roundup | Week 72 A summer camp revolution. Needed fiscal transparency from districts. View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 72 of our new reality and in many areas of the country the firs…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 68

The New Reality Roundup | Week 68 What the pandemic has wrought. National Voices fellows speak out. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 68 of our new reality and the scope of shifts that took place in Ame…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Believing in Better Bears Fruit

Believing in Better Bears Fruit A new leader for DelawareCAN. Major victories across the 50CAN network. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, A year on from one of the most difficult summers in modern…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
June 14, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 66

The New Reality Roundup | Week 66 A big win on transparency in Colorado. Kaya Henderson's new project.  View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 66 of our new reality and with legislative sessions in many stat…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
June 1, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 64

The New Reality Roundup | Week 64 The education that's right for you. Preserving virtual learning options. Progress in North Carolina. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 64 of our new reality and as we s…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 24, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Derrell Bradford: A new president for a new era

Derrell Bradford: A new president for a new era Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Earlier this month, I shared the news that after ten years of incredible leadership, Vallay Varro would be stepping…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 17, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Believe In Better | Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Week 62

Believe In Better | Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Week 62 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 62 of our new reality and for more than a year in this roundup we have focused on the emergency re…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 11, 2021 at 3:29 PM

10 years of leadership from Vallay Varro

10 years of leadership from Vallay Varro Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, This year, 50CAN celebrates ten years of support for local leaders as they work to improve education policy in th…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
May 3, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 60

The New Reality Roundup | Week 60 Major victories in Hawaii. The American Families Plan. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 60 of our new reality and as many students enter their last full month of schoo…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 21, 2021 at 11:34 PM

A big step forward for students in Connecticut

A big step forward for students in Connecticut Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser A big step forward for students in Connecticut Dear John,   Moments ago, ConnCAN’s long-time g…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 19, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 58

The New Reality Roundup | Week 58 Reimagining summer. The debate over assessments. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 58 of our new reality and for many students around the country, we have entered the l…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 56

The New Reality Roundup | Week 56 A major win for GeorgiaCAN. Urgency and transparency in the Garden State. View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 56 of our new reality and in states across the country educ…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 24, 2021 at 4:15 PM

[Video and Slides] 50CAN's Federal Funding Forum

[Video and Slides] 50CAN's Federal Funding Forum View this email in your browser Dear John, Thank you to everyone who joined yesterday’s event, Making the Most of the Opportunity: A Federal Funding Forum with 50CAN. The full video of…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 11:59 AM

Today at 2:30 pm ET: The Federal Funding Forum with 50CAN

Today at 2:30 pm ET: The Federal Funding Forum with 50CAN View this email in your browser Dear John,   Today at 2:30 pm ET, we’re hosting an event Making the Most of the Opportunity: A Federal Funding Forum with 50CAN. …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 11:29 AM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 54

The New Reality Roundup | Week 54 View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 54 of our new reality and our educational recovery continues to pick up steam with big steps forward in vaccines, guidelines and money.…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 3:16 PM

What's the best way to spend $190 billion?

What's the best way to spend $190 billion? View this email in your browser Dear John, With the American Rescue Plan signed in Washington, the focus now shifts to states and districts which now must decide the best way to spend $190 bi…