New innovations like Learning and Employment Records (LER), virtual wallets, and digital badges hold a lot of promise with these innovations making it potentially much easier for students to navigate their path from education to career. But efforts to modernize the nation’s data systems are nascent and could potentially exacerbate equity issues. Join this panel with representatives from student groups, philanthropy, education, and innovation as they discuss how to reform data and data infrastructure to make it work for all students.
- Understand the ways new innovations are revolutionizing data infrastructure and the future workforce potential in these technologies.
- Hear the vision for a modernized educational data system and how it has potential to benefit all students as they move from education to career.
- Learn examples of how students, philanthropic partners, and leaders in education and innovation are working to build an equitable data infrastructure.
- Michele Leardo, Education Program Officer, Walton Family Foundation
- Carey Wright, Former State Superintendent of Education, Mississippi Department of Education
- Arivumani Srivastava, Development Partner and Board Member, Kentucky Student Voice Team
- Chris Purifoy, CEO, Co-founder, Learning Economy Foundation
Tasha Hensley, Policy Director, The Learning Agency
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