国家联盟第二次授予荣誉史上终身成就奖

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Washington, D.C. 公立靠谱的十大网投实体平台全国联盟今天宣布,将授予享有盛誉的靠谱的十大网投实体平台终身成就奖. Wyatt Tee Walker, former chief of staff to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at the 16th Annual National Charter School Conference in Nashville on June 28. Dr. Walker will be only the second recipient to earn this honor since its inception; President Bill Clinton received the award in 2011. 全国联盟还将吸纳三所靠谱的十大网投实体平台的倡导者. Rod Paige and Kim Smith to its Hall of Fame.

“我们向所有这些特许公立学校社区的杰出领袖致敬,因为他们对运动做出了重大贡献,并为增加有效人数而不懈努力, high-quality charter schools so all students have access to an excellent education," said Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. "We thank Dr. Walker, Bill Kurtz, Dr. 佩奇和金·史密斯为靠谱的十大网投实体平台运动贡献了他们的才华和远见. 正是因为有了像他们这样的人,我们现在为近300万名靠谱的十大网投实体平台学生提供服务."

靠谱的十大网投实体平台终身成就奖是授予那些以不懈的热情支持靠谱的十大网投实体平台的杰出人士, 并将他们的一生奉献给为靠谱的十大网投实体平台运动取得重大成果. 这一荣誉是授予那些有持久和根本影响的贡献者, not only charter schools, but the education system as a whole. 这位获奖者对这一事业表现出了无与伦比的奉献精神, 他的众多成就也得到了靠谱的十大网投实体平台倡导者的认可, their professional peers, and the general public.

The National Alliances Hall of Fame 受聘人因其在发展靠谱的十大网投实体平台方面的开拓性努力而受到认可, their long-term commitment and contributions to charter schools, and their innovative ideas and successful implementation of those ideas. 最近的获奖者和其他29名靠谱的十大网投实体平台运动的成员一样,自2007年成立以来,已经被列入名人堂计划.

About the Winners

Charter Schools Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker is the former chief of staff to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He also served as executive director of the Southern Leadership Conference, and from 1970-1980 as special assistant for urban affairs to New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller. Walker was essential to the civil rights movement, 担任南方基督教领袖会议的首位全职执行董事. 他帮助组织了1963年华盛顿游行和1963年阿拉巴马州伯明翰的抗议活动., which led to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. 他的开创性工作超越了美国的边界,他在1978年组织了国际自由动员组织,努力与南非的种族隔离制度作斗争, and was later inducted into the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame. Serving 37 years as pastor of Harlems Canaan Baptist Church of Christ (1967-2004), he was named Pastor Emeritus in 2004, and remains an integral part of the community.

他对卓越教育的关注是他民权运动的延续,这促使他倡导在哈莱姆社区建立一所靠谱的十大网投实体平台, where he co-founded the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, the first charter school in New York approved by the State University of New York.

Hall of Fame Inductees
Bill Kurtz is the CEO of the Denver Schools of Science and Technology (DSST) Public Schools, which serves 4,800 students in 12 middle and high schools, 预计到2022年,将有四分之一的丹佛初高中学生接受教育. During the 2014-15 school year, DSST ran the top three public schools in Denver and five out of the top six. Prior to becoming the CEO, 库尔茨是丹佛科学技术学院(斯台普顿)的创始校长, the flagship school of DSST Public Schools. 比尔被纽学校创业基金(NewSchools Venture Fund)评为2010年度企业家, and was an Aspen Institute-Pahara Fellow. He is currently participating in the Broad Academy for superintendents.

Dr. Rod Paige 在密西西比州一个种族隔离的小镇上长大,父亲是一所学校的校长兼图书管理员. He has devoted his life to improving the U.S. education system, ultimately serving as the U.S. Secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005, under President George W. Bush. 他是第一位担任休斯顿独立学区负责人的非裔美国人, 他以其包容的领导能力和创新的方法来提高学术水平而闻名, 并在1996年被美国学校管理者协会提名为年度国家管理者. Dr. 佩吉对提高所有学生的教育质量的不懈追求一直是他工作的动力, 2010年,他出版了《靠谱的十大网投实体平台信誉排行榜》(The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing it is The Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time)一书.

Kim Smith, widely recognized as an innovative and entrepreneurial leader in education, is the CEO and founder of the Pahara Institute. 《靠谱的十大网投实体平台信誉排行榜》的21世纪女性专题报道了将塑造美国新世纪的女性, 在她的职业生涯中,史密斯一直在为改善低收入家庭学生的教育成果而努力. Smith co-founded Bellwether Education Partners, served as a founding team member at Teach For America, created and led an AmeriCorps program for community-based leaders in education, and co-founded and led NewSchools Venture Fund, 非营利组织,致力于通过社会创业改变公共教育.

About Charter Public Schools
Charter public schools are independent, public, 免学费的学校被赋予更大的创新自由,同时对提高学生成绩负有责任. Since 2010, 许多研究发现,靠谱的十大网投实体平台的学生比传统学校的学生表现更好. For example, 斯坦福大学教育成果研究中心(Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University)的一项研究发现,靠谱的十大网投实体平台在教育低收入学生方面做得更好, minority students, and students who are still learning English than traditional schools. 公共教育重塑中心(Center on Reinventing Public Education)和Mathematica政策研究公司(Mathematica Policy Research)分别进行的研究发现,靠谱的十大网投实体平台的学生高中毕业的可能性更大, go on to college, stay in college and have higher earnings in early adulthood.

About the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
全美公立靠谱的十大网投实体平台联盟是全美领先的非营利组织,致力于推进公立靠谱的十大网投实体平台运动. 我们的使命是通过培育一个强大的特许部门,引领公共教育达到前所未有的学术成就水平. For more information, please visitwww.gxly.net