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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…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 50

The New Reality Roundup | Week 50 A choice of in-person or virtual school. Promoting equitable funding. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 50 of our new reality and the debate over the right path forward…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 17, 2021 at 3:59 PM

The 2020 CANnual Report

The 2020 CANnual Report View this email in your browser Dear John, In 2020, our education system experienced a crisis like none other in its long history. Yet the story of 2020 is not only one of challenges but also of all the ways that …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 12:29 PM

Video: Tutoring as an Emergency Response

Video: Tutoring as an Emergency Response View this email in your browser Dear John, Thank you to everyone who joined our “Tutoring as an Emergency Response” forum Wednesday, making it the most well-attended virtual event in our histor…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 5:32 PM

REMINDER: 50CAN's Tutoring as an Emergency Response Forum is TODAY!

REMINDER: 50CAN's Tutoring as an Emergency Response Forum is TODAY! View this email in your browser Dear John, Today at 2:30 pm ET we're hosting Tutoring as an Emergency Respose: A Forum with 50CAN.    RSVP for Tutori…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 8, 2021 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 48

The New Reality Roundup | Week 48 Leadership from Tennessee. Insisting on in-person education. View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 48 of our new reality and after 11 months of disrupted education for the…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 3, 2021 at 2:29 PM

Reminder: RSVP for the Tutoring as an Emergency Response forum

Reminder: RSVP for the Tutoring as an Emergency Response forum View this email in your browser Dear John, With students slipping further and further behind across the country, we’re going to need bold action to correct course.  That’…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
February 2, 2021 at 12:29 PM

Our 2021 policy goals for recovery and rebuilding

Our 2021 policy goals for recovery and rebuilding 37 new goals across 10 campaigns. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser   Our 2021 policy goals for recovery and rebuilding Dear John…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
January 27, 2021 at 12:29 PM

Meet the 2021 National Voices Fellows

Meet the 2021 National Voices Fellows 9 incredible leaders, ready to elevate their voices. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, I write today with exciting news: this morning we’re announcing…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 25, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 46

The New Reality Roundup | Week 46 A deep dive on tutoring. The special session in Tennessee. View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 46 of our new reality and as we approach the one-year mark since school bu…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
January 11, 2021 at 12:29 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 44

The New Reality Roundup | Week 44 Insurrection at the Capitol. Plus, vaccines for teachers and Subira Gordon on Miguel Cardona. View this email in your browser Dear John, When we have written about our “new reality” in thi…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 21, 2020 at 12:29 PM

Happy Holidays from 50CAN!

Happy Holidays from 50CAN! View this email in your browser Dear John,   This has been a year of extraordinary challenges in American education but also one of extraordinary responses to these challenges from educators, students, families…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 14, 2020 at 12:35 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 40

The New Reality Roundup | Week 40 An unprecedented year in review. View this email in your browser Dear John,   It is week 40 of our new education reality and as 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to use this last roundup of …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 3:54 PM

Insights from a decade of education advocacy

Insights from a decade of education advocacy An AdvocacyLabs report. Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser An AdvocacyLabs Report Dear John,  50CAN launched in January 2011 to he…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
December 1, 2020 at 12:29 PM

Giving Tuesday: Together, we CAN!

Giving Tuesday: Together, we CAN! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Your voice was the catalyst for change this year. You shared ideas, engaged in our campaigns, and together we secured important …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 38

The New Reality Roundup | Week 38 Doug Lemov returns. Strengthening learning, at distance and in the classroom. View this email in your browser Dear John, Welcome back. It’s week 38 of our new education reality and we hope …
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 7:59 PM

Together we CAN!

Together we CAN! Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, Nothing about this year has been easy for America’s students.  With school disrupted, the majority of students are now learning at home, with th…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 16, 2020 at 12:30 PM

The New Reality Roundup | Week 36

The New Reality Roundup | Week 36 A resurgent virus. The case for immediate change. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 36 of our new reality. With the elections behind us and Thanksgiving just one week a…
Derrell Bradford · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 12:29 PM

Applications are open for the next cohort of the National Voices Fellowship

Applications are open for the next cohort of the National Voices Fellowship Having trouble with this email? View it in your browser Dear John, When we first envisioned 50CAN’s National Voices Fellowship in 2018, we were co…
Marc Porter Magee · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 12:29 PM

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Week 34

Special Edition: The New Reality Roundup | Week 34 The safeguard of democracy. View this email in your browser Dear John, It is week 34 of our new reality and tomorrow, Nov. 3, will be the first election day in a country t…